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Citation and Research Management Tools: EndNote Basic

An information resource on citation and reference management tools

EndNote Basic

Note: you may find EndNote Basic referred to as Endnote Web or Endnote Online.  They all refer to the same online product.

EndNote Basic (aka EndNote Web & EndNote Online)


  • Free for all users
  • Use to organize citations, take notes, and format references in Word. 
  • Can store up to 2GB of article PDFs
  • Integrates well with Web of Science
  • Web accessible
  • Share groups
  • Web browser import buttons and toolbars (must be logged in first)

EndNote Online: Cite While You Write Overview

A 2:37 minute overview of EndNote Online's "Cite While You Write" feature for Microsoft Word. This video covers cite while you write using both Endnote X7 and the free EndNote Basic.

EndNote Basic Resources