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BRIEF INTRODUCTION:
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Xiaoguang Ma
EPID 745, April 3, 2012
EndNote
It's the most powerful citation manager you
can find, short of a personal librarian.
--PC Magazine
Outline
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Intro to EndNote
 Importing references
 Manually entering references
 Insert references in word document
 Format bibliography
 Edit citations
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Intro to EndNote
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Open new library or existing library
Can sort references by author, year, title etc.
You can create or import new references
You can search for a specific reference
Double click reference to view more information
Save automatically
Work on multiple libraries
Importing References
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Online search in EndNote
In search window, enter search terms and click
search
Click OK to confirm search, click Cancel to go
back and change search terms
Move the references you don’t need to trash box
Import from text files generated in online
sources, such as PubMed, Web of Science et al
Manually Entering References
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If reference cannot be found in database (i.e.
PubMed), must insert them in yourself
Click icon new reference, choose reference type,
and enter information
Authors: entered one per line and EndNote might
suggest similar names (in your library already)
Save reference and close reference from file menu
Insert References into Word
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EndNote must be opened
After text, from tools menu, go to EndNote,
then insert selected citation(s)
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have reference(s) highlighted in EndNote
program before
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Or after text, using {last name, year}, then
generate a reference list from the word
document. Some scholars prefer this way.
Because?
Format Bibliography
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Change bibliographic style from tools menu, to
EndNote, then Format Bibliography/Or in
EndNote directly
Browse output style to choose the style you
want
Also, preview styles from EndNote program:
from bibliography dropbox, click select another
style, and view styles’ info and preview
Edit Citations
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If you want to make a change to an
individual citation in word, click on
individual citation or from tools menu, go to
EndNote and edit citation.
 Insert information or remove information
or entire reference, then click OK
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Reference Manager
RefMan > EndNote
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Offers network features with simultaneous
read/write access to databases (multi-users)
RefMan < EndNote
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Find full-text automatically
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More filters
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More fields
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Have Mac version
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More output styles
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Automatically search updated reference info
Things to Take Note of
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If you enter a references twice and cite both in the text,
you might have two references in the bibliography.
(Using “find duplicate” function)
You can drag one reference from one library to another
A “traveling library” can be created from the tool bar in
Word which will just contain the used references.
Manage your library: Master and Specific Project!
Multiple library can be referenced and open at the same
time
Remember to remove field codes in your “final” version,
and save the original copy for future use (i.e. revision)
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Questions?

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