EndNote Basic

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Format: Bibliography and Citation Formatting Tool


Please note that before you may start using EndNote, you MUST click to agree to the license, and then create a login with your UMSL e-mail address and a secure password. This login must be created from a campus computer; after the initial login, you will be able to access Endnote from any computer by logging in with your campus e-mail and password. After a year, you will need to log in from campus again to renew your access.

EndNote Basic is a Web-based reference organizer and collaboration tool that enables EndNote users to collect references from electronic and traditional sources; collaborate easily with others; organize your references for your research topics and papers; and create a formatted bibliography for your paper. Many bibliographic styles are included, and it also includes a “Cite While You Write” feature that can be downloaded to use while composing in Microsoft Word.

There are excellent “how-to” instructions to get you started using Endnote on the website. Click on the tabs on the Getting Started With EndNote Basic page that appears after you log-in.