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Chemistry and Biochemistry

Finding and Managing Scientific Information and Research Data

EndNote Workshop / November 2, 2015

Bibliographic Management Programs

EndNote General Information

EndNote ( (software) is a commercial reference management software package, used to manage bibliographies and references when writing essays and articles. It is produced by Thomson Reuters.

EndNote Basic/Online (previously, EndNote Web) ( is the web version of EndNote. Those affiliated with the UM can use it for free, as it comes with the subscription to the database Web of Science.

  • — Collect and organize references found online
  • — Store up to 50,000 references
  • — Transfer references from other programs
  • — Access your references from anywhere
  • — Share references with other users (groups)
  • — Format records into a bibliography
  • — Capture citations from web pages
  • — Cite While You Write (CWYW)
  •  Features unique to EndNote (software) that are missing in EndNote Web: Create & save advanced searches; Customize views  & displays; Edit reference import filters & output styles; Use term lists for auto-entry; Cite tables, figures, & equations; Work Offline (anytime/anywhere); Local Personal Files and Documents;  High Performance Desktop Environment.
  • Features shared by both EndNote software and EndNote Web:  Save references; Organize & edit references; Import from many databases and OPACs + + Cite & format papers with bibliographies
  • Storage capacity: EndNote (software): unlimited; EndNote Web:  up to 50,000 citations, 5GB