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About EndNote

EndNote is a citation management program designed to make it easier to save and organize references and to create and format bibliographies automatically.

Stony Brook provides access to the full EndNote product for free. Download EndNote from SoftWeb to install it on your personal computer. You will need to enter your NetID and password.

EndNote is also available online although this version has limited functionality compared with the full EndNote product. Access EndNote Online at: https://www.myendnoteweb.com. This version will also work on mobile devices.

EndNote Basics and What's New

EndNote is bibliographic management software that helps collect and manage citations for your research or coursework.

You can also use EndNote to organize PDF files and references.  Watch this video to learn more:

How to use EndNote in 7 minutes (For Window users)

  1. Two ways to add references to your EndNote Library
  2. Creat a customer group and add references to it
  3. Find full text and download PDFs for references
  4. Insert references into a Word document
  5. Format the biliography in APA style
  6. Add page numbers to a citation

How to use EndNote in 6 minutes (For Mac users)

  1. Two ways to add references to your EndNote Library
  2. Create a custom group and add references to it
  3. Find full text and download PDFs for references
  4. Insert references into a Word document
  5. Format the bibliography in APA style
  6. Add page numbers to a citation

1.) Manuscript Matcher, the EndNote Online new feature,  finds the journals that best fit your manuscript, then helps you submit your work to the journal of your choice. Watch this video to learn more about this feature. (March 2015)

 

 

2.) 7.3.1 is the latest update (released April 1, 2015 ) to the base X7 desktop version available from the UTK download site.  

7.3.1 has critical fixes to Cite While You Write regarding ambiguous citations.

Updates are free and should be downloaded within Endnote using "Check for Updates..."  

  • On Windows, go to the Help menu, then the option is the 6th item down.
    • You will need to run the update multiple times. 
    • From 7.0.1 there is  7.1, 7.2.1, 7.3.1
  • On Mac, go to the EndNote menu in upper left, then the option is the 4th item down.
    • You will need to run the update multiple times.
    • From 7.0.1, there is 7.1, 7.2, 7.2.1, 7.3, 7.3.1

For directions from Endnote, see http://endnote.com/kb/129024

 

3.) EndNote X7.2 was released Sept. 30, 2014.   The key feature of that update was to have the ability to share your EndNote Library with up to 14 users.  You can:

  • Sync attachments, notes, and annotations in real-time for collaboration
  • Share your entire EndNote library, including references, PDFs, and annotations
  • Everyone can add to, annotate and use the library – at the same time
  • There’s no charge for sharing, no library size limit and no charge for unlimited cloud storage

Note that you will need to have an EndNote Online account for sharing and syncing. 

4.) Update Term List (Medical). (November 2014) Some publishers require citations to include full journal titles while others require abbreviations. Journal Term List can address this issue. By default, EndNote uses whatever form of the journal name you have in your EndNote records. The term list provides an alternative to this default.  The following file is the latest journal term list (Medical) that includes more journals. Follow these steps to do the update:

  1. Download the attached file and add/save it to your EndNote Terms folder
  2. Open your EndNote Library 
  3. Go to Tools —> Open Journal Term Lists —> Journal Term List
  4. Click Lists and then Import List…
  5. Browse to Terms folder  and select the file you just added to the folder: Medical 11-20-14
  6. Click Choose, and now your list is updated

Syncing your EndNote Library

This tutorial demonstrates how to set up syncing your EndNote libraries:

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