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Tag: citation management
Posted On: Wednesday, September 13, 2023 - 10:51 by Beverly Murphy
Life After Duke
Posted On: Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 09:27 by Leila Ledbetter
Graduation is an important and exciting time of change for many students. Sadly, one of these changes may involve losing access to many Duke resources such as library subscriptions to journals and databases.
Before You Lose Access
- Go through your saved citations and PDFs and decide which ones you want to keep. If there are any articles that you would like to get PDFs for, do this before you leave while you still have access to free full text.
- Evaluate your citation manager needs before you leave. If you are using Endnote, double-check that you have the most current version on a personal device. This access will last you for a couple years, but you will have to repurchase it at…
Citation Management Tools - Alternatives to EndNote
Posted On: Sunday, November 21, 2021 - 13:21 by Steph Hendren
Many are familiar with EndNote as a helpful citation management tool that assists with collecting, saving, and citing papers. But sometimes EndNote can feel somewhat cumbersome to use. If you are on the market for a new citation manager, you might want to try out these other options.
Zotero is a freely available tool that offers desktop and Web versions and works well with both Windows and Mac. It is easy to use and makes collaborative projects relatively simple via Google Docs. If you run out of free storage, additional inexpensive storage space is available for purchase.
Categories: Explore Tools
Importing Citations into EndNote
Posted On: Monday, November 27, 2017 - 10:55 by Jamie Conklin
Need to get references into EndNote and not sure how? Try these tips:
- Import articles from PubMed by using the "Send to" feature. If needed, see instructions for a PC or for a Mac.
- Import articles from Google Scholar by simply changing your Google Scholar settings. Within your settings, go to Bibliograpy Manager and select the second radio button for "Show links to import citations into" and select EndNote. Then click Save. You'll then see an…
Preparing Citations from Endnote (APA, AMA, Chicago Styles)
Posted On: Monday, April 24, 2017 - 15:28 by Matthew Johnson
Ever get nervous about formatting citations? Here’s an overview of a few common issues when citing journal articles in often-used styles (APA, AMA, and Chicago)
In most cases, you can easily export citation information from databases like PubMed, Web of Science, Scopus, etc. into a reference management system like EndNote. However, you have to be careful about how that data is entered to ensure that your final citations are correct.
When citing a journal article, use the following basic format:
Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article. Title of Periodical…MORE
Categories: Explore Tools
Five EndNote Advanced Features
Posted On: Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:24 by Jamie Conklin
Whether you're new to EndNote or a long-time fan, improve your EndNote experience with these five advanced features.
1. Customize how EndNote looks
Some of our favorite Preferences include:
- Within "Display Fonts," make that font size bigger!
- Within "PDF Handling," have EndNote rename PDF files as Author + Year + Title.
- Within "Display Fields," hide the fields you don't use (e.g. read/unread status) and display those you do (e.g. Research Notes). Also, uncheck the box to "Display all authors in the Author field."
- Experiment with the library layout on a PC or on a…
Categories: Resource Updates
Posted On: Monday, July 22, 2013 - 08:19 by Adrianne Leonardelli
Zotero (zoh-TAIR-oh) is a free citation management tool that conveniently “lives in” your Web browser, where you do the majority of your work and research. Most commonly, Zotero works as an add-on for the Firefox browser. However, there is a Zotero standalone version that is compatible with Safari and Chrome.
Zotero is easy to use and has many of the same, as well as some unique, features as EndNote and RefWorks. With Zotero, you can:
- Organize & manage references into searchable collections
- Insert citations as you write using the Zotero word-processing plug-in
- Create formatted bibliographies in many different styles
- Attach PDFs, notes and images to references
- Easily add citations directly from databases and…