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EndNote Basic ENG: EndNote Basic start

EndNote Basic login

First time login:
If you want to use EndNote Basic you must create an account. You do this via Web of Science. Visit the Home tab of this LibGuide for further instructions.

Subsequent logins:
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Transferring library from EndNote Desktop to Basic
If you are switching from EndNote Desktop to start working with EndNote Basic: the tab Transferring EndNote library to EndNote Basic lists the steps you have to take to transfer your library.

Tips & tricks

  • Word
    A plug-in is required to be able to work in Word with EndNote.
    Click on the tab Installing the Word plug-in for directions.
    The tab Using EndNote in Word helps you get started with inserting references and formatting citations and bibliographies in Word.
  • EndNote tab missing in Word
    Sometimes, after installation, the EndNote-tab is missing in Word. You can find a solution to this problem here.
  • Creating groups
    You can create up to 5,000 groups to organize your references in any way that works for you. 
    Click on the tab Groups to see how.
  • Sharing an EndNote library
    You can share your references with other EndNote users, to make it easier to work together when writing assignments.
    Click on the Sharing an EndNote library tab for a step by step explanation.
  • Refererence styles
    A lot of different referencing styles are available. How to use these styles in EndNote Basic and Word, and the differences between styles is explained under the tab Reference styles.
  • Examples of references
    Under References - Examples we have listed a few examples of the most common references used and the corresponding fields that need to be entered in EndNote.

Library layout

  1. My References: all your added and imported references are visible here. There is a sorting facility, you can sort from A-Z, Z-A, date added, etc.
  2. Collect: here you can find several options to add references, manually or by import.
  3. Organize: here you can find the options to create groups, use a shared group in Word, eliminate duplicate references and view or remove attachments.
  4. Format: here you can find the options to create an independent bibliography, to download the Word plug-in and to export your references.
  5. Match: can be used  to make a more informed decision about the best potential journals for your manuscript to be published in.
  6. Options: here you can edit your personal preferences.
  7. Downloads: here you can find the CWYW-plug-in for Word and the Capture Reference-tool for Chrome. | Disclaimer | Over Zuyd Bibliotheek