What is EndNote used for?

What is EndNote used for?

EndNote Desktop is software used to manage your references and format your bibliography. It is produced by Clarivate Analytics and University of Tasmania has a site-wide licence. EndNote enables you to: transfer and store references from electronic databases and library catalogues.

How do I manually add a reference to EndNote?

Adding References Manually

  1. From the EndNote References Menu, choose New Reference.
  2. In the New Reference dialog box, choose the type of reference you are creating from the Reference Type drop down menu.
  3. Click to select a field (author, year, title, etc.)
  4. Close the New Reference window.

How do I manually add references to EndNote X9?

Click the EndNote X9 tab on the ribbon and then click the Go to EndNote button and open the appropriate EndNote library if its not already open.

  1. Highlight the reference you want to cite from your EndNote library by clicking on the reference.
  2. In Word, go to the Tools > EndNote X9 > Insert Selected Citation(s).

What is the best referencing tool?

The Best Free Online Bibliography And Citation Tools

  • BibMe. One of the most functional free online bibliography and citation tools on the Internet.
  • Citation Machine. This is definitely one of the most easy to use free online bibliography and citation tools.
  • Citavi.
  • Citefast.
  • Citelighter.
  • Docear.
  • Recipes4Success.
  • OttoBib.

How do I manually edit references in EndNote?

In your EndNote library:

  1. Double-click on the reference you want to alter.
  2. Scroll down and enter or change any fields, as you need to.
  3. When you have finished, click on the Save button. There is a Save button both at the top and the bottom of the page.

What type of reference is a thesis?

Thesis retrieved from database

Elements of the reference Author – last name, initials. (Year of preparation of thesis). Title of thesis – italicised (Doctoral dissertation or master’s thesis. Retrieved from Database Name. (Accession or order number in database)
EndNote reference type Thesis

Which one is better EndNote or Mendeley?

EndNote Basic allows you to share with up to 1,000 other users. Mendeley has better ability to extract citation information automatically from PDFs, PDF full-text search-ability, and a social networking component to see what others in your field are reading and commenting on (particularly in the sciences).

How do I manage references in EndNote?


  1. Open your EndNote library and your Word document.
  2. Select the formatted citation to be edited by moving the cursor to it.
  3. In Word’s EndNote ribbon, click the “Edit & Manage Citation(s)” button. Alternatively, right-click and choose “Edit Citation(s)”

Can I use EndNote online?

EndNote Online is offered for FREE by Penn State and is an online service that allows you to store, share and organize your citations so that you can access them from any computer. By installing the Microsoft Word plugin, you can cite references from your library and automatically create your bibliography as you write.

How do I make an EndNote library?

  1. Open EndNote. In the dialog box that appears, select Create a new library OR from the menu bar, select File > New.
  2. The New Reference Library dialog box will appear. Enter a name for your new library.
  3. Choose where you would like to save your new library.
  4. Click the Save button. The new EndNote library appears.

How do I get EndNote on my Mac?

Installation process…

  1. Double click on the downloaded dmg file to start the installation process. Fig 1 – Endnote dmg file.
  2. Double click the Endnote icon to install Endnote to the Application folder. Fig 2 – Endnote Installer.
  3. Click install. Fig 3 – Click Install.
  4. Click ‘Next’
  5. Click ‘Next’
  6. Click Next.
  7. Click Next.
  8. Done.

How do I fix the problem where EndNote only shows the EndNote Web toolbar in Word?

Change EndNote Cite-While-You-Write (Cwyw) Settings: Go to the EndNote Web tab in Word and click the Preferences button. Go to the Application tab and look for the Application dropdown. Use this to select EndNote rather than EndNote Web. Once you’ve changed this, restart Word and it should work.

How do I import a reference list into EndNote?

Click the EndNote tab. Choose Export Traveling Library under the Export Reference tab. EndNote will ask whether you want to import to a new library or an existing library. Click OK, and the references in the manuscript will be automatically imported into the desired EndNote Library.

How do I link EndNote to word 365?

Run the “Configure EndNote.exe” utility. Make sure “Configure EndNote components” is selected and click Next. Select Cite While You Write add-in for Microsoft Office and click Next. Click Finish.

How do I add EndNote to Word for Mac?


  1. Open a Word document.
  2. Go to “Tools > Templates and Add-Ins”.
  3. You should see the below EndNote files listed under “Global Templates and Add-ins” EndNote CWYW Word 2016.dotm. and. EndNote CWYW Word 2016.bundle. or. EndNote CWYW Word 16.bundle.
  4. If any of these file(s) is unchecked, check it, and click OK.

How do I install EndNote X9 on my Mac?

After you purchase EndNote X9 you should get a Product Key and download link via email. Go to our website to download the software. Locate EndNote X9 and click on the Mac Installer. You may get a prompt to Open or Save.

How do I add EndNote to Word 2016?

Insert footnotes and endnotes

  1. Click where you want to reference to the footnote or endnote.
  2. On the References tab, select Insert Footnote or Insert Endnote.
  3. Enter what you want in the footnote or endnote.
  4. Return to your place in the document by double-clicking the number or symbol at the beginning of the note.

How do I use EndNote X6 in Word?

EndNote X6 Windows: Install Word CWYW Toolbar

  1. Browse to the Word 2013 folder:
  2. Right-click WINWORD.
  3. Go to the File Menu and choose “Options.”
  4. Select “Add-Ins” from the list at the left.
  5. At the bottom of the Add-Ins page, there is a “Manage:” dropdown list.
  6. On the COM Add-Ins page, Choose the “Add…” button.

How do I add EndNote X7 to Word 2016?

  1. Run the “Configure EndNote.exe” utility.
  2. Make sure “Configure EndNote components” is selected and click Next.
  3. Select Cite While You Write add-in for Microsoft Office and click Next.
  4. Click Finish.
  5. Open Microsoft Word and look for the EndNote X7/X8/X9/20 tools in the ribbon.

How do I get EndNote?

BASIC USERS If you do not have EndNote desktop or access to Web of Science, go to my.endnote.com and sign up for a free account. WEB OF SCIENCE USERS Sign in to the Web of Science and click the EndNote link from the top menu bar to open your EndNote library.

How do I connect EndNote x7 to Word 2016?

Check 1

  1. Word 2016: Click on the File ribbon and select ‘Options’.
  2. Click on ‘Add-ins’.
  3. Change the ‘Manage’ options to ‘Disabled Items’ (bottom of the screen).
  4. Click Go.
  5. Highlight any EndNote item(s) and click ‘Enable’.
  6. Click OK.

How do I search for references in EndNote?

Search for Citations within Endnote

  1. Click the Collect tab.
  2. “Online Search” is the default. Click the “Customize this list” link.
  3. Add any of the following to your favorites.
  4. For future searches, just click the “Select” drop down list to go directly to our library catalog, PubMed, or other source.

How do I add EndNote x6 to Word 2016?

At the bottom of the Add-Ins page, there is a “Manage:” dropdown list. Leave this on “COM Add-ins” and select Go. On the COM Add-Ins page, Choose the “Add…” button. Browse to the following location and select the “EndNote CWYW.