EndNote Basic

About EndNote Basic

EndNote Basic is a free online citation manager included in the University Libraries subscription to the Web of Science database for UMN-Twin Cities' faculty, students,and staff that allows you to:

  • Collect and store up to 50,000 references;
  • Organize and share your references with others;
  • Use the Cite While You Write Plug-In to insert references and format a bibliography while you write your paper in Word.

Want to know how EndNote Basic compares to other citation managers? Review our citation manager chart.

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How to Use EndNote Basic

EndNote online Help

  • Log into your EndNote Basic account on Web of Science,
  • Access the Getting Started Guide to learn how to organize and share your references, format a bibliography and in-text citations


    Sign up for a workshop on citation managers


    Find tutorials on organizing and citing research

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    About UMN Access to EndNote Basic

    You can access EndNote Basic from Web of Science under the Tools dropdown menu,located on the upper right hand corner of Web of Science.

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    Ask a Librarian

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