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EndNote Guide: Sync to EndNote Online

Getting started with EndNote Online

EndNote Online is a web-based, version of EndNote. Entries created in EndNote Desktop can be easily moved to EndNote Online and vice versa. See EndNote Online Quick Guide

Getting started

To start with you need to register with EndNote Online. Once registered, you will have a login that can be used worldwide.

Registration through Web of Science

Connect to Web of Science.

On the bottom right hand side of the screen you will see a heading ‘Customize Your Experience’. Click the Register prompt.

The login you set up will work for both EndNote Online and the Web of Science (they are provided by the same organisation). If you have an existing Web of Knowledge login, it should also work for EndNote Online.

Once you have a login, you can use the Sign In link to connect or connect directly to EndNote online at

Synchronize EndNote Desktop and Online Libraries  

  • You can synchronise one EndNote desktop Library with one EndNote Online Library. After you run the sync, all the references and attachments will be synchronised
  • To synchronise the libraries, click the blue sync   button from your EndNote desktop library (see below)
  • If you do not have an EndNote Online account, click Sign Up to register. If you have registered already, type your UC email and password to log in


  • After the sync, you will see exactly the same number of references, the same groups and attachments in your EndNote Online Library


EndNote Sync