Web is an online service that allows
you to store, share and organize your citations
so that you can access them from any computer.
By installing the Microsoft Word plugin,
you can cite references from your library
and automatically create your bibliography
as you write.
Web has an excellent help
page. (Just click “Help” in EndNote Web
to get there.)
There are step-by-step video
tutorials demonstrating everything on
this guide (and more).
and follow the instructions to create your
EndNote Web account. (You may need to be on
campus to initially set up your account.)
If EndNote Web won’t allow you to create
an account, try going in via Web
of Science. Choose “My EndNote Web Library”
from the drop-down menu at the top of the
After logging in, click “Download Installers”
at the bottom of the page. Download and
install the Cite While You Write installer for Word.
Adding References By Hand
type a reference by hand, just click “New
Reference” in the left-hand menu. Select the
type of reference from the drop-down menu.
Fill in all relevant fields. From the “Save
to…” menu choose a folder (or “Unfiled”) and
click the Save button.
Importing Citations from Databases
the article database via the web interface
as you normally would. Select the references
you want, then save or export them to a text
Next, add the article database to your
favorite import filters. (You only need
to do this once.) Click “Import Filters”
in the left menu. Select the database name
and click Copy to Favorites.
Click “Import” in the left menu. Browse
to the file you saved. Select the database
name from the second menu. Click the Import
Every database works a little differently.
EndNote has detailed
instructions for many databases on their
Note: There is a browser
plugin available on the EndNote Web site
for Firefox and Internet Explorer. At this
writing, neither one works.
your paper normally until you want to insert
a citation. Place your cursor where you want
the citation to appear (either in the text
or create a footnote). In Word 2007, click
the EndNote Web menu. Click the Find Citations
button. Enter a keyword to locate your citation,
then click Insert.
Use the drop-down style menu to change
bibliographic styles. If the style you need
isn’t in the drop-down list, go to EndNote
Web in your browser and choose Output Styles
in the left menu, then choose the style
you want and click Copy to Favorites. You
may have to close Word and re-open it to
get the new style to appear.