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What is EndNote?
EndNote is a software program that helps you organize references and create properly formatted bibliographies.References can be imported from online databases or can be typed in by hand. EndNote works with MicrosoftWord to produce bibliographies and embedded references in hundreds of available styles. EndNote also makes iteasy to change the style of your references.EndNote is available for Windows or Macintosh computers. Students (but not faculty or staff) are eligible for asubstantial discount through the campus bookstore. Although Information Services librarians are available toassist users and teach workshops on EndNote, it is not available for use on Library computers.
Preparing your EndNote Library
Setting Up an EndNote Library
Open EndNote. If the Get Started with EndNote screen appears, select
Create a new EndNote Library
. Otherwise, from the
Give your new library a name and save it in a location that makes sense to you.
Installing EndNote’s List of Medical Journal Titles and Abbreviations
Some databases and citation styles use journals' complete titles; others use abbreviations. EndNote can make thenecessary changes, but only if the list of titles is imported
references are added to the EndNote library:3.
Define Term Lists
, then click on
button. Navigate to the folder where EndNote is installed (usually C:\ProgramFiles\EndNote) and open the
folder. (If you do not know where the program file is, or cannotaccess it, contact the person who installed EndNote on your computer.)5.
Double click on
. After the terms are installed, click
Exploring the EndNote Library
The currently-selectedreference, formatted in thecurrently-selected styleAll references inthe currently-selected group.Groups helporganize yourreferences bytopic, source,or project.