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1) By Online Searching from Within EndNote Web (Video)2a) By Direct Exporting citations from Web of Knowledge (Video)2b) By Direct Exporting Citations from Database Vendors (Video)3a) By Using a Filter to Import Citations Saved in a Text File3b) Using Filters - Online Demos3c) Using Filters - Importing From PubMed (Video)4) By Using "CAPTURE" - bibl info of video, web page, citation, etc5) By Adding New References Manually (Video)
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EndNote Web / EndNote Basic   Tags: citation_management, endnote, endnote_web  

This guide highlights the unique features of EndNote Basic (previously EndNote Web).
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What is EndNote Web?

EndNote Web is an online citation management application that can help you to organize your research material, including journal articles, into your own online mini database. It is FREE to all Purdue users and there is no software to purchase. It is a companion product of the desktop EndNote.

EndNote Web Features

  • Can import references from online sources (For Web of Science and databases from major vendors,
    citations can be exported directly into EndNote Web.)
  • Can organize references in subject folders (Create groups to manage subsets of references)
  • Can view and edit reference details; can link to fulltext articles
  • Can share reference folders for collaboration (read and write)
  • Can access your EndNote Web Library from any computer with Internet connection
  • Can create formatted reference lists in a variety of publishing styles
  • Can use Cite While You Write with MS Word
  • Can capture Web references from databases and sites such as Amazon and YouTube
  • can find duplicates
  • Can sort reference lists by author, year published, date item imported, etc.

EndNote Web Limitations

  • 10,000 citations maximum per library
  • Can hyperlink PDFs, images, etc. to citation records, but not as attachments
  • Less functionality than desktop version of EndNote

EndNote Web Overview

  • This video will give you a brief overview of what EndNote Web can do for you.

EndNote Web Account

  • See this page to open a free account

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