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A short guide to Endnote and its related issues

Handout - Read Through This First

Get started with this short guide. Download the Cite While You Write (CWYW) Plug In as soon as possible. The videos on the right will help you understand what EndNote Basic and the CWYW plug in can do. 

Registering for EndNote Basic

This step-by-step guide will take you through the steps of registering for EndNote Basic through Web of Science.

EndNote what? Notes on names

EndNote Basic is the official brand name of the online product when not used with an EndNote desktop (stand-alone) product. EndNote Online refers to this product when synchronized with an EndNote desktop product. The online version was previously known as EndNote Web and you will see that name still in use. Whew, that's a lot of names.

EndNote Basic Tutorials: Create an Account

Boise State students, faculty and staff should start the process for creating an EndNote account through Web of Science.

Step 1: In Web of Science, go to Sign In in the upper right and then select Register.


Step 2: Fill out the Registration by entering your email address.

For additional information, watch this tutorial on Creating an Account.

Don't miss the additional tutorials on using EndNote Basic in the boxes below this one.

EndNote Web Tutorials: Using EndNote

Consult EndNote Directly

EndNote Tech Support:

  • By Phone: 800-336-4474 and at the prompt press 4, and then select the "EndNote" option

Webinars offered by EndNote