An EndNote Library serves as a personal searchable digital space. It makes it possible to gather, organize, and maintain the collected references, link it to full-text .pdfs, insert personal notes, and create bibliographies for documents, as well as independent reference lists.

To get a head start with EndNote, learn the following essentials:

  • Importing and organizing references in a searchable personal EndNote Library
  • EndNote Library's display panels, fields, and menus
  • Setting up the 'Find Full Text' function to enable retrieval of .PDFs
  • Organizing references into Groups, including Custom and Smart Groups, as well as Group Sets
  • EndNote Styles and Connection files
  • Inserting in-text citations and building bibliographies with Cite While You Write feature

When learning to use EndNote, take note of the following:

  • EndNote programs come with preset defaults and many customization options.
  • EndNote company offers different options to get guidance, including materials for quick and more in-depth learning, as well as quick answers from its very own searchable Knowledge Base.
  • A few of EndNote video-tutorials and guides are linked to this article. You can find more information by searching or browsing library website.

For technical support, please contact EndNote's Help Desk at 1-800-336-4474, ext. 4. It is available Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST. Questions can also be submitted to the EndNote Community.

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