This guide will assist users set up a free EndNote Basic account that will help with citation management.
EndNote Basic is only available online. Users must have access to the Internet while using or accessing their account. There is a limit of 50,000 references and up to 2GB of attachments.
*An important note to users interested in setting up an EndNote account: UWL Murphy Library offers access to a more robust version of EndNote Basic through the Web of Science.
There are two versions of EndNote Basic.
For more information on EndNote, please click here.
For training videos to help visualize how to use, install, and manage EndNote, click on their YouTube training page here.
Here is an EndNote chart that compares features of different versions (WoS means Web of Science).
Creating an account is easy. Start with the homepage (http://www.myendnoteweb.com/), or go to Google and type in "myendnote".
Click on "create an account."
Enter your email and information as prompted, create a password, and accept the conditions of service.
In order to easily capture information from your online searching, EndNote has a product called the EndNote Capture Reference Tool. This downloadable tool captures the bibliographic information and creates a new reference to save in your EndNote account.
To Install the Capture Reference bookmarklet:
1. Log into EndNote Online.
2. Click on Downloads.
3. Drag the Capture Reference button to your Bookmarks bar (also known as "Favorites Bar" or "Bookmarks Toolbar"). In some browsers, you may need to right-click and select "Add to Favorites" or "Bookmark This Link."
To find the bookmarks tool on the browser you are using:
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