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EndNote Basic   Tags: endnote basic, endnote online, endnote web, endnoteweb  

Guide to using Endnote Online to manage your citations
Last Updated: Apr 17, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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What is EndNote Basic?

  • A web-based program that allows you to store, edit, and manage citations.
  • Citations from many databases may be imported into your online account directly or from saved files of references.
  • Works with Microsoft Word (requires free Cite While You Write plug-in) to allow you to automatically create in-text citations and bibliographies in a choice of publishing styles.
  • Allows online sharing of folders of citations for collaborative projects.
  • Available in 3 levels of features:
 User Type     Records Allowed  Attachments

Access to Styles,

Filters, Connection Files

Public       50,000 2G limited
Web of Science Subscribers   50,000 2G all available
Desktop EndNote Owners unlimited 5G all available

Create An Account

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Sign up for an account from a computer on campus (using a computer with a recognized UW IP address).  You can use use any email address with your EndNote Basic account.  By signing up on a campus, you will have roaming access for a full year before having to log in from a campus computer again to re-authenticate your account.

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In order for EndNote Web to work with Microsoft Word, you must download the Cite While You Write plug-in.


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1959 NE Pacific Street
T334 Health Sciences Building
Box 357155, Seattle, WA 98195-7155 USA
phone: 206-543-3390

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