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EndNote Basic

Create an Account

1. Access EndNote Web via

2. Create an Accountscreenshot of the Register button on the Endnote Web homepage

Click "Register."

You may also choose to sign up with Facebook or LinkedIn.
Note especially the instructions for password selection.


3. Import settings undefined

Go to Collect and then Import References

Next to Import Option, choose Select Favorites.  






From the box on the left, choose RefMan RIS (RefMan stands for Reference Manager. RIS is the file format that is most common for citation files.)


Endnote box showing how to select RefMan RIS as a FavoriteChoose Copy to Favorites. You can choose other favorites here too if you frequently upload citation files exported from other sources on this list, but RefMan will cover most of them. 


Then Hide the box.




4. Get Organized

Next, you probably want to create a few folders (groups) for your various research projects before you begin importing new references.