What is EndNote Basic?
EndNote Basic is a web-based bibliographic management tool for collecting, organizing, sharing and formatting citations.
All University of Iowa students, faculty and staff are eligible for a free EndNote Basic account.
Training and Support
If you have any questions or need assistance with EndNote Basic, please Ask a Librarian or use the links below.
Internet Explorer 11 (April 3, 2014) Users have reported they are unable to edit references in EndNote Basic when using Internet Explorer 11. This problem has been reported to EndNote Support and will be resolved as soon as possible.
In the meantime, users can fix this problem by using another browser such as Firefox, Chrome or Safari or by adding myendnoteweb.com to their Compatibility View settings. To do this, please:
- Click on the gear icon near the top right of your browser.
- Click on "Compatibility View Settings."
- Click "Add" to the right of the box that says "Add this website."
EndNote Desktop vs. EndNote Basic
|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||6,000+||3,300+|
|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|