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EndNote Basic

EndNote Basic is a web-based program that allows you to organize your sources (articles, books, images, etc.), cite the sources while you write a paper, and prepare bibliographies.

Account Creation and Managment

Changing Your Password

  1. Click the Options tab
  2. Type your password in the Current Password field
  3. Type your new password in both the New password and the Confirm password fields
  4. Click the Save button

Changing Your E-Mail Address

  1. From the Options tab, click the Change E-mail Address link
  2. Type your password in the Password field
  3. Type your new e-mail address in the New e-mail address and Confirm e-mail address fields
  4. Click the Save button

Changing Profile Information

  1. From the Options tab, click the Change Profile Information link
  2. In the various fields, modify the information as needed; available fields include
    • First and Last Name
    • Primary Role/Position Title
    • Subject Area of your research or major
    • Bibliographic Software Use (for a desktop software only)
    • Opt in/Opt out options for email notifications
  3. Click the Save button

Changing the Default Language

  1. From the Options tab, click the Language link
  2. Select the language intended to be the default [currently supported: English, Chinese, Japanese, and German (Deutsch)]
  3. Click the Save button

Account Information

When you register for an EndNote Basic account, one or two different accounts will be associated with your registration.

  • If you own a desktop license e.g. EndNote X9, this will be noted as one account.
  • Web of Science: This is linked to Milner Library's subscription of Web of Science.
  • Status: Based on the last time you logged into your account. Inactive means your account expired since the last time you logged in.
  • Days Remaining & Expiration Date: Based on your registration date.
  • To Reactivate: If you account has expired, you can reactivate it through the Web of Science database.
Account Status Days Remaining Expiration Date To Reactivate
EndNote X9 Active 387 22 September 2019 Upgrade to the latest version
Web of Science Roaming 358 22 August 2019 Please login from your institution

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