How to Select and Use Citation Management Tools: EndNote

This guide contains information on different tools that will make citing sources in your papers easier.

What is EndNote

What is EndNote?

EndNote is a reference management application that academic writers can use to streamline and simplify the research and writing process. You can export citation information to EndNote from online searches, attach PDF files to the citations in your library, then save time by creating an automatic bibliography in Word from your EndNote library.

News & Events

Upcoming EndNote Workshops:

To see upcoming dates and times or register for a weekday EndNote workshop on the Lawrence campus, click here to visit EndNote on the KU Information Technology calendar.

To see workshop offerings for the KU Graduate Student Write-Ins, click here to visit the Writing Center's Graduate Research and Write-In Information page.

EndNote for Groups -- click here to link to the EndNote for Collaborative Projects Workshop listing.

Exporting Citations to EndNote from KU Databases

Exporting to EndNote: Step-by-Step

Some of the different KU databases (JSTOR, PubMed, Web of Science, Academic Search Complete, etc.) have different formats for sending citation information to EndNote. Click on the title above to link to our collection of step-by-step instructions for exporting to EndNote from these databases.

Tricks, Time-Savers and Advanced How-To

Managing EndNote's Output

Using EndNote with Other Programs

Sharing an EndNote Library (Collaborative use of EndNote)

Sharing an EndNote Library (Collaborative use of EndNote)

How-To Guides for Older Versions of EndNote

Miscellaneous

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EndNote Training Videos

EndNote Links

Links

KU Infotraining: Calendar of Free Workshops  Free, in-person EndNote workshops and more!

Importing KU Library references to EndNote  Some of the different databases (JSTOR, EBSCO-Host, Pro-Quest, etc) have different formats for sending citation information to EndNote. Here's a collection of KU databases that work with EndNote and step-by-step export instructions for each one.

EndNote product training from Thomson Reuters  Tutorials and training from the EndNote website.

Complete EndNote X6 User Manual  The official 469-page PDF from Thomson Reuters. Use Control+F to open search function.

Additional Output Styles for EndNote  Over 5,000 styles are available for EndNote. If your EndNote download did not come with the style you need, check for it here.

Working with Output Styles  A great, in-depth explanation of output styles from the University of Toledo. For more on output styles, visit the KU Writing Center's Guide on

Citing/Documenting your Sources A citation guide by the KU Writing Center

Additional Filters for EndNote While EndNote installs with a set of filters (downloading formats) in place, there are several more that you can add manually. From this site, you can download all of them at once or choose specific filters or groups.

EndNote Filters and Instructions  This page from the Columbia University Libraries includes both the database and the information provider -- a fantastic and time-saving reference tool if you're trying to download just one specific filter and struggling to figure out which provider goes with database.

Create an EndNote Web account    Access and up to 5 GB of file storage on EndNote Web is included with your KU EndNote download. After registering for your free account, you can synchronize your desktop EndNote library with your EndNote Web library and then use e-mail addresses to create collections of references that can be shared with colleagues.

EndNote Web Quick Reference Card   A targeted how-to for EndNote Web.

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