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EndNote: EndNote types (online, basic, etc.)

Instructional information with links to resources for EndNote

EndNote Basic or EndNote Online

EndNote and EndNote Online

EndNote™ is a reference management solution with both a desktop and online component. When used on the desktop, it may be called “EndNote desktop” or “EndNote on the desktop.” When used online, it may be called “EndNote online.” EndNote X8 & X9 users can synchronize all the references in one desktop library to their online library, and share the entire library with other EndNote X8 or X9 users.  Their online library can contain an unlimited number of references and unlimited attachments.

EndNote Basic (from a Web of Science account or free online) 

EndNote basic is a more limited reference management solution that is only available online. EndNote basic users can create an online library with a maximum of 50,000 references and up to 2GB of attachments.

There are two versions of EndNote basic.

  • The free version of EndNote basic has 21 styles and a limited number of filters and connection files. This version is available to anybody, with no other purchase required.
  • The version of EndNote basic available as part of the Web of Science has thousands of styles and hundreds of filters and connection files. This version is accessible by those whose institution has a subscription to the Web of Science. 

Class Notes:

General EndNote Online Resources

EndNote Online Q & A

1.  Can I search PubMed (or is there a plug-in?) within the EndNote online version?

PubMed can be searched within EndNote online.  Go to top navigation bar, choose "Collect", then "online search" and then select "PubMed(NLM)" from the drop down menu. 

2.  When searching PubMed directly, can I use a bookmarklet to copy references to my EndNote online account (myendnoteweb) ?

Capture Reference is a browser bookmarklet that can be used to capture online references from PubMed into EndNote online or Endnote. 
To install Capture Reference bookmarklet:
1. Log into EndNote online
2. Click on downloads
3. Drag the Capture Reference button to your bookmarks (or favorites bar) . In some browsers, you may need to right-click and select.
To use it, complete a search in PubMed, choose an article citation, then click Capture Reference on your bookmarks toolbar. Follow the instructions in the window.