Citation management software enables you to create your own personal database of references, allowing you to keep track of your research and then easily incorporate these citations within your research and writing. The free version of EndNote is appropriate for most students and will enable you to share folders and references with users who have the full, paid version of the product.
Key features of the free, basic version:
3300+ predefined citation styles, including APA, AMA, and Vancouver.
EndNote Basic allows you to save about 50,000 references
2GB of storage for pdfs
Share folders with colleagues/collaborators
Sync online library with Ipad app
Endnote Basic vs Endnote Desktop
There are two options for EndNote at DMU:
Option 1: EndNote Desktop
Faculty and students in the MSBS and MSA program may install the Desktop version (EndNote X8).
The desktop version also synchronizes to an online library; both can contain an unlimited number of references and unlimited attachments.
Synchronize your references between up to three of your personal computers, an online library, and your iPad, through EndNote sync.
Option 2: EndNote Basic (no desktop component)
Students have access to the online-only option called EndNote Basic.
Key Features of Both Desktop and Online Basic
6,000+ predefined citation styles, including APA, AMA, and Vancouver
Share references with collaborators
Use your references in word-processing documents to create formatted citations and bibliographies or independent reference lists.
Endnote Basic: The free version of EndNote is appropriate for most students and will enable you to share folders and references with users who have the full, paid version of the product. Everyone can start using the free, online version of Endnote Basic at anytime.
Endnote Desktop: To learn more about Endnote Desktop, please see that LibGuide.