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EndNote: EndNote Online

What does Endnote Online do?

Endnote Online enables you to store your references, and works with Word to insert citations and build a consistent reference list.  It can also help you organise your reference and store PDF files. 

You can:

  • Add details of your books, articles etc.
    • by typing in the details
    • by importing them from databases, including DelphiS
  • Add full-text PDF files
  • Organise your references into groups
  • Use it with Word to
    • insert citations into your text
    • create your list of references in the correct referencing style

How do I access EndNote Online?

Option 1  [Preferred option]

Go directly to Web of Science: Click on Sign In and then choose Register to create your account. Once it is set up click on EndNote

As a member of the University, you are entitled to an enhanced version that provides extra features including the Southampton referencing styles.  If you register on Web of Science you will automatically have access to the enhanced version. Register when you are on campus or when connected to SVE.

See this video to find out how to create your EndNote Online account via Web of Science

Option 2

If you create an account at, you will only get access to the basic version if you log in on campus or when connected to SVE.

See this video for more information about the different types of account EndNote Online: Types of Accounts [VIDEO]

How to use Endnote Online - videos and guides



Online Chat to solve your problem

Chat with an expert to solve your problem.

  • Official EndNote Support - Chat with an expert using the online Chat Box provided on the page.
  • The website also includes a Knowledge Base created by the production team to help you find answers to any problems you have using EndNote.

What is the difference between Endnote and Endnote Online?

Endnote is sophisticated software that must be installed on individual computers.

Endnote Online (also known as 'Endnote Basic' and 'Endnote Web') is a simplified version that allows you to store and organise references, add PDFs, and insert citations and build a reference list in Word.  It does not include all the more advanced features of Endnote, but can be accessed from any computer with an Internet connection.

Importing in to EndNote Online

Leaving the University?

When you leave the University, you will continue to have access to the premium version of Endnote Online for 12 months following your last use on campus. 

After this your library will be downgraded to the free basic version. You will still have access to all your references and will be able to use them in Word as before.

If you registered with your university email address, you should change your email address on Endnote Online.

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