Frequently Asked Questions about EndNote Desktop via the UI Libraries
View the answers to these questions here.
EndNote Desktop is a client-based bibliographic management software program for organizing and formatting citations for publication.
Please note that EndNote Desktop is available for free to faculty, staff, and graduate students only. Undergraduates will need to use EndNote Basic, purchase EndNote from the University Bookstore, or choose another citation management program.
This flowchart can help you decide the best option for collaborating in EndNote based on what you and your collaborators want to do. The endpoints indicate the simplest action for the type of sharing indicated, but others possibilities may be possible.
|EndNote Desktop||EndNote Basic|
|Pricing||Free for faculty, staff, and graduate students - $113.95 for undergraduate students||Free|
|Attachment Storage||Unlimited||2 GB|
|Bibliographic Formatting Styles||All styles (5,000+)||All styles (5,000+)|
|Send references directly from online databases||500+||500+|
|Search online resources from within EndNote||6,000+||1,800+|
|Formatting in Microsoft Word||Yes||Yes|
|One-click 'Find Full Text'||Yes||No|
|Automatic reference updating||Yes||No|
|Advanced reference organization||Yes||No|