DescriptionFree Research bibliography tool (citation manager)
AccessEveryone
Platform
MAC WINDOWS LINUX

About EndNote Basic

EndNote Basic (formerly EndNote Web) is a free online Reference Manager. This makes accessing your information easier because it is available to any computer with a web connection. You can also share selected parts of your library with other EndNote users. 

Installation Instructions

  1. Go to the EndNote website at www.myendnoteweb.com and register for an account with your Swarthmore email address
  2. Sign into the EndNote website
  3. Go to Downloads
  4. To capture websites, add Capture Reference button to your browser bookmarks toolbar
    1. Captures references from web pages
    2. Some databases, such as Google Scholar and PubMed, allow you to capture an entire page of references all at once

  5. To add to Microsoft Word, download Cite While You Write for Windows or Mac
    1. Windows version includes a plug-in for Internet Explorer
  6. Follow the Installation Instructions

Additional Information

Information about using EndNote Basic, bibliographic styles, and data storage limitations:

EndNote Basic Quick Reference Guide

EndNote online: Basic edition Bibliographic Styles, Import Filters, and Collection

EndNote online: Data limitations