EndNote is a citation organizer used to store references and display them in styles such as APA, MLA, and Chicago. There are other citation organizer programs, such as Zotero, refme (app and alson online), Mendeley, but this guide focuses on EndNote Basic.
References can be exported from databases into your EndNote account and arranged into groups (i.e., folders).
There are two main versions of EndNote:
There are two versions of EndNote Basic:
This comparison chart shows diffferences between the Desktop and Basic versions of EndNote.
Note: Some EndNote documentation still refers to EndNote Basic by its old name, EndNote Web.
To set up your personal account in EndNote Basic:
Note: If you already have a Web of Science personal account, that can be used for EndNote Basic.
An account in a somewhat scaled-down version of EndNote Basic, available for free to everyone, can be created at http://my.endnote.com.
After creating your personal EndNote Basic account:
1. Go to http://my.endnote.com and enter your email address and the EndNote password you created.
1. Go to Web of Science.
2. Click on the EndNote link at the top of the screen and enter your email address and the EndNote password you created.
You will need to access your account at least once a year from a UNI-connected computer to maintain access to the version of EndNote Basic associated with Web of Science. If more than a year passes since the last such access, your account will be switched to the totally free version of EndNote Basic. Accessing via UNI will restore your EndNote Basic account's association with Web of Science.