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EndNote: Register for EndNote Online

This software package for managing references (citations) is available free to Monash University students and staff. This guide has information about working with EndNote in the Monash University environment.

System requirements

Information is available from the EndNote Online site

Plugins for EndNote Online

Cite While You Write

Users who do not have EndNote desktop installed, and wish to insert citations and references into a Word document automatically using CWYW, need to download the Cite While You Write plug in.

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This plugin allows you to automatically import references, one at a time, into your EndNote library while searching online databases.

BOTH  plug-ins are available once you register for an account. Login to EndNote Online, go to the 'Options' tab and select 'Download installers'

EndNote anywhere

EndNote Online (formerly EndNote Web) is the web version of EndNote. Compared with the desktop version of EndNote, EndNote Online has similar, but more restricted, functionality. It can be used to collect and manage references, create bibliographies, and insert citations into Microsoft Word using the Cite While You Write function. EndNote Online can be used for a stand alone library or for transferring or accessing references when you are using more than one computer, and for collaborative sharing of libraries. 

There are 3 options for access to EndNote Online:

EndNote Online with EndNote desktop EndNote Online with Web of Science EndNote Online - basic user
Available to users who have EndNote desktop 
Sync your desktop and online libraries
Unlimited references
5GB attachment storage
3300+ referencing styles
Full set of CWYW features in MS Word

Storage limit of 50,000 references
2GB attachment storage
3300+ referencing styles
Search 1800+ databases
Limited set of CWYW features in MS Word
Recommended for those who do not have EndNote desktop

Storage limit of 50,000 references
2GB attachment storage
21 referencing styles
Search 5 online databases
Limited set of CWYW features in MS Word.

 

NB: EndNote Online does not allow you to:

  • use term lists for journal abbreviations
  • edit styles, filters and connections
  • preview the citation for a record in a chosen style

Once you have registered you can access EndNote Online at www.myendnoteweb.com.

Sample EN online library

Register for EndNote Online

EndNote Online registration options

 

1. Via Web of Science (for users who do not have EndNote desktop installed)

 Log in to Web of Science from the Library's Databases guide

Click the link to 'EndNote' on the top menu bar in Web of Science (it's free). Complete the registration form by clicking the option 'Register' in this box.

Web of Science registration form

To access EndNote Online, after registering via Web of Science, you are able to login at my.endnote.com

2. Via EndNote desktop

Choose the 'Sync Library' icon from the tool bar   Syn icon for Windows version (Windows)  Syn icon for Mac version (Mac)

Select the sign up option in the box, and complete the sign up details. Once your account is verified the syncronisation can occur. The first time you syncronise you will be prompted to create a compressed back-up copy of your library. It is recommended that you do this. 

Sync logon box

You should receive confirmation that your registration is complete and the option to sync your desktop library to EN online

Registration confirmation

If you choose to sync your libaries at this point you will be prompted to create a compressed back-up copy of your library. It is recommended that you do this.

back-up library option

Note:  If you have a large desktop library please note that the intitial syncing process to create your EndNote online library can take some time to complete.

3. Via EndNote.com

Go to my.endnote.com and choose 'create an account'.

EndNote Online registration page