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Citation Management: EndNote


EndNote is a personal citation and bibliographic management program. It runs on both Macintosh and Windows computers. EndNote X1 is now available for both Windows and Macintosh computers. All instructions below for EndNote X1 apply for earlier versions unless otherwise noted.

EndNote helps researchers collect and organize references in a database file referred to as a Library. The program formats citations and creates bibliographies automatically in a word processor.

 New Features in EndNote X1

  •  The ability to organize your references into Groups
  •  A keyword and fields search bar for easier access to references
  • The ability to display a single author, or all authors in a reference

A video demonstration of all new EndNote X1 features and how to use them is available on the EndNote site

QuickStart Contents

Installing EndNote

  • Advisories (read first)
  • Downloading EndNote with Windows
  • Downloading EndNote with Mac and installation

Creating an EndNote Library

  • Advisories (read first)
  • What is an EndNote library?
  • Upgrading/converting old EndNote libraries
  • Creating an EndNote library
  • Creating references manually
  • View and manage references

Loading Citations into an EndNote Library by Connecting and Filtering

  • How to move citations into EndNote using its' connecting and filtering features
  • Instructions for importing citations from many of our databases

Creating Citations and Bibliographies in Microsoft Word

  • Overview
  • Inserting citations and generating a bibliography
  • Formatting citations and a bibliography

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I download a copy of EndNote?
  • Where can I find the EndNote manual?
  • Where can I get updated connection files and filters?
  • Where can I get training on how to use EndNote?
  • Who do I contact if I'm having problems?
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