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Citation Management Tools

What is EndNote Online?

EndNote Online, also called EndNote Basic, is a Web-based service designed to help students and researchers through the process of writing a research paper.  

Provides a way for you to... 

  • Quickly and easily collect reference information from a wide variety of online data sources such as PubMed and Web of Science via direct export, online search, or importing text files.
  • Store up to 50,000 references in your own password-protected library, accessible anywhere that you have internet access.
  • Share references with other EndNote users to simplify collaboration. 
  • Cite While You Write™ (CWYW) in Microsoft Word to insert references and format papers instantly.

Creating an EndNote Online Account

Free access is provided to EndNote Online through the Library's subscription to Web of Science.


Go to the Web of Science and choose the Sign In link from the top menu bar. Sign in with your Web of Science account or register for a new account. Once you have registered an account through Web of Science, you can log in directly to  EndNote Online.


Cite While You Write™ (CWYW) -- Quick Reference Guide

Use the Cite While You Write™ (CWYW) add-in to insert references, and format citations and bibliographies automatically while you write your papers in Microsoft Word. Find the instructions for installing the plug-in under "Download" in the top menu bar.

Cite While You Write™ (CWYW) Preferences

You can set your Cite While You Write to automatically connect to EndNote Desktop OR EndNote Online.

To switch between EndNote desktop and EndNote online:

1. In Word, select the EndNote tab.
2. Click Preferences.
3. Select the Application tab in the Preferences dialog.
4. Select EndNote (for EndNote desktop) or EndNote online.
5. If you select EndNote online, confirm the URL field and complete the username and password fields.