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Endnote Basic: Endnote Basic: Getting Started

This guide highlights the unique features of EndNote Basic (previously EndNote Web). EndNote Basic is free and can be used with or without EndNote Desktop software.

Judy's Video Tutorial on Endnote Basic

Endnote promotion video

EndNote Online Handout (PDF) from Thomson Reuters

EndNote and EndNote Web Contact Librarians



Natasha Johnson Math
Megan Sapp Nelson Engineering, Technology
Judy Nixon  Education, Liberal Arts, Human Development & Family Studies
David Zwicky  Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Materials Engineering

What is EndNote Basic?

 EndNote Basic

Available Online, Anytime.

  • Store up to 50,000 references
  • 20 most popular bibliographic styles
  • 2GB of file storage
  • Webpage reference capture


EndNote Basic helps you to organize your research material, including journal articles, into your own online mini database. It is FREE and is a companion product of the desktop EndNote.

EndNote Basic Features

  • import or capture references from online sources 
  • organize references in subject folders 
  • link to fulltext articles and attach PDFs 
  • share  with team members and collaborators
  • create formatted bibliographies
  • use Cite While You Write with MS Word

For more information, and instructions on using Endnote Basic 

On Campus users: Getting an EndNote Basic account

If you create an account from off campus, log in at least once from an iTap computer.  If you can't do that, follow the instructions in the box below to get an account via the Libraries' subscription to the Web of Science.

Off Campus Users: Create an EndNote Basic Account via Web of Science

Subject Guide

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Judy Nixon
HSSE Library 253
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