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EndNote Basic (formerly Endnote Web): EndNote Basic

About EndNote Basic

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EndNote Basic  formerly known as EndNote Web is a web-based program that allows you to store, edit, and manage references freely. With Endnote Basic you can:

  • Import references from hundreds of online databases.
  • Use the Cite-While-You-Write toolbar to insert citations in any of thousands of bibliographic styles into the text and bibliography in Microsoft Word documents.
  • Share groups of citations with other users of EndNote Basic.
  • Export your EndNote Basic references to other citation tools such as RefWorks and Zotero

EndNote Basic is available in 3 levels of features:

  • General Public: storage for up to 50,000 citations, 2G attachment capability, limited citation styles
  • UTEP affiliates: storage for up to 50,000 citations, 2G attachment capability, unlimited citation styles
  • Desktop EndNote Owners: unlimited citation storage, 5G attachment capability, unlimited citation styles

Note: EndNote Basic is NOT the same product as EndNote Desktop (Software). See comparison chart to see differences between EndNote software vs EndNote Basic

EndNote Web Overview

This tutorial was created by EndNote and explains the main features in EndNote Web. Although EndNote Web is the previous version of EndNote Basic, the features are the same. Visit the EndNote Youtube channel at  EndNote Training for additional tutorials.

EndNote Basic Access

When you are accessing EndNote Basic through the Library's database resources, you will be prompted to authenticate yourself as a UTEP affiliate. You must enter your last name,  ID number (80...) and a library pin. If you have not set up a library pin or forgot your pin see the tutorial below.

Getting Started...

Go to EndNote Basic  and create an account!!!

Click on the hyperlink "create an account", input any email address and complete the registration form

Navigating EndNote Basic

To navigate in EndNote Basic use the tabs accross the page, the tabs contain:

My References: Displays all the references you stored in EndNote Basic. It automatically sorts references alphabetically; but you can change this by using the Sort by drop box.

Collect:Import references or add references manually to your EndNote Basic.

Organize: Create groups to organize your references and share them with other EndNote Basic users. 

Format: Create bibliographies online or download the Cite While You Write plug in for Microsoft Word. 

Options: Settings on your EndNote Account includes profile and password inforamtion and  additional EndNote Basic Plug ins to download.

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