Introduction to EndNote X1

Document Sample
Introduction to EndNote X1 Powered By Docstoc
					Introduction to EndNote
Learning outcomes
At the end of this session you will be able to:
 create your own references in EndNote

 import references into your EndNote
 search an external database using EndNote

 create and format a bibliography using
  EndNote with Microsoft Word
How to access EndNote X1
   Available on all University networked PCs
   Licences for laptops/ home computers
    arranged separately
   EndNoteWeb is a free version of EndNote
   EndNote X1 and EndNoteWeb are
   Register at or via
    the ISI Web of Knowledge database
Uses of EndNote
   Storing, organising and formatting your
    references in one place
   Searching online bibliographic databases
   Creating reference lists and bibliographies in
    Microsoft Word
Storing your references

   Create your own database of references -
    called an EndNote Library (.enl file)
   Each library can contain unlimited number
    of references
   EndNote libraries are fully searchable and
Adding references in EndNote
   Manually add references to EndNote
   Direct export from (most) databases
   Import Filters for databases with no direct
    export option
   Online Search to connect to and search
    databases from EndNote
Manually entering references
   You can type in reference details yourself
    using the EndNote templates
   Select the appropriate Reference Type
    (article, book, book chapter, thesis etc)
   Useful when electronic reference information
    is not available
Direct Export
       Works for most databases including:
         Web of Science, Scopus, ScienceDirect, OVID,
          ProQuest, Embase, ERIC
       Can usually set level of information to
        export eg basic record, abstract, full
       Look for Export/ Download/ Save option
Importing References Using
Import Filters
   Import references from databases without a
    direct export option
   Always save the data as a text file - data.txt
   Each database has its own import filter in
Using Online Search
   Use Online Search to search for
    references using EndNote’s own search
   Works best with library catalogues and
    free resources eg PubMed, COPAC
   Mainly useful for adding book references
    to EndNote
Managing your references
   Sort records or search by author, title,
    keyword, notes fields etc
   Create subgroups
   Customise display using Edit – Preferences
    options in EndNote
   Find and remove duplicates
   Link to PDFs of the full articles
Bibliographies and references
   Preview and edit referencing styles in
   Create a stand-alone bibliography using the
    Copy Formatted option in EndNote
   Insert citations and reference lists into Word
    using Cite While You Write
Formatting your references

    You can choose from hundreds of
     different output styles
    Create your own styles if needed
    Modify fonts, spacing etc using the Word
     editing functions
Editing citations

     Insert or remove citations from your
     Add page numbers to citations using the
      Suffix option
     Exclude Author or Year details from
Useful information

Shared By: