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EndNote Basic

This guide provides the basics of EndNote Web.

About EndNote Basic

EndNote basic gives you the tools for learning how to do research, cite sources, write term papers, and even match your manuscript to a scientific journal. The Basic account allows you save and organize up to 50,000 references.

Creating an Account

Step 1: Go to the EndNote Basic page

Step 2: Click on Don't have an account? Sign Up

  • To create your account you must use your WVU email address

Step 3: Install Plug-Ins

  • Click on the Downloads tab in Endnote
  • Cite While You Write™: allows you to insert references, and format citations and bibliographies automatically while you write your papers in Word. 
  • Capture Reference:  allows you to automatically import references into your EndNote library

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