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EndNote Web: Getting Started

Online guide for the web version of EndNote, sometimes called EndNote Web or EndNote Basic.

EndNote Web

EndNote Web Online citation management system for organizing your choosen citations into a database with links to full-text.
Sign-in or Create an Account (Initiate your account while physically on campus. CSUF IP address needed.)

What is EndNote Web?

EndNote can do a variety of tasks for you:

  • Can import references directly from online databases
  • Can organize references in subject folders. (known as Groups)
  • Can view and edit your citation's details
  • Can link to the fulltext of articles
  • Can share folders (also called Groups) for collaboration
  • Can access your EndNote Web citations 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 references from websites 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
  • Available only to current CSUF people

More Information?

Subject Guide

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