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EndNote Web: Getting Started

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

EndNote: Explanation of the two versions

EndNote is a citation management tool for organizing your chosen citations into a database with links to full-text. EndNote can also assist you as you write your paper in formatting the citations and bibliography correctly. CSUF has access to two different versions:

  • EndNote Web This version is online. Your account can be accessed from any computer, laptop, or device with Internet access. Sign-in or Create an Account 
  • EndNote Desktop This version is software that you load onto your computer.  Link to the software

What is EndNote Web?

EndNote can do a variety of tasks for you:

  • Import references directly from online databases
  • Organize references in groups
  • View and edit your citation's details
  • Link to the full text of articles
  • Share groups for collaboration
  • Access your EndNote Web citations from any computer with an Internet connection
  • Create formatted reference lists in a variety of publishing styles
  • Use Cite While You Write with MS Word
  • Capture references from websites such as Amazon and YouTube
  • Find duplicates
  • Sort reference lists by author, year published, date item imported, etc.

More Information on EndNote Web is available on the main EndNote guide.

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