Welcome to your one-stop guide for EndNote Basic. This guide is intended to connect Chapman University students, faculty, and staff with a variety of resources useful for exporting and importing references to the EndNote Basic reference management tool. The tabs near the top of the screen can help you locate the type of specific resources necessary for your reference management needs:
Using EndNote Basic
EndNote Basic is a reference management software program that can help you gather and organize your material when conducting research. You can store and manage your references, up to 50,000 references.
Registering for EndNote Basic
The Registering for EndNote Basic tab walks you through the steps needed to register your account so that you can manage your references.
EndNote Basic or EndNote: A Comparison
This tab compares the features of the free version of EndNote, EndNote Basic, to the features offered by EndNote's for purchase options.
The Importing Citations tab provides links to step-by-step instructions for importing references from many different journal databases.
Cite While You Write
Cite While You Write (CWYW) is a feature of EndNote that allows you to access EndNote from within Microsoft Word, allowing you to manage and insert your reference citations during the writing process.
Organizing Your Citations
The Organize feature puts you in control of your citations by allowing you place them groups for easy access and retrieval.
Creating a Bibliography Using EndNote Basic
The Creating a Bibliography Using EndNote Basic tab walks through the steps needed to create and save a bibliography.
Help with EndNote Basic
The Help tab provides links to EndNote's extensive Help Guide as well as contact information for the EndNote Basic librarians.