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.
If you have any questions or need assistance with EndNote Basic, please Ask a Librarian.
Below is a link to a 90 minute webinar on how to use EndNote Basic and a short video on how to use EndNote's Manuscript Matcher.
4/24/2017: Max iCloud users: EndNote libraries are corrupted when they are backed up to iCloud. Solution: move your EN library (including both the .enl and .data folders) to a new folder in your Home folder.
2/8/2017: EndNote Online Search error: "Host refused connection"
If you receive the following error message: "Host refused connection at TCP level", you need to make changes to your settings. Here are some instructions.
|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|
Librarians are available to help you with your questions. Please don't hesitate to contact us with any questions you might have regarding citation styles, citation management, etc.
Use the chat box below, contact your subject specialist librarian or Ask a Librarian for more options.