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Citation Management Tools - Alternatives to EndNote
Posted On: Monday, January 13, 2020 - 09:28 by Leila Ledbetter
EndNote is a powerful and flexible citation management tool. but like a super car, many people find it is too hard to "drive" and that it has too many options for their day-to-day work.
If you are looking for a citation management tool that is more like a reliable sedan with just the options you need, and is great for getting you from point A to point B, you may want to test drive a few of these terrific options.
F1000 Workspace is a Web-based tool that allows you to create and organize a library of citations, discover new literature, and conduct group citing and editing of manuscripts via Google Docs....MORE
EndNote and Mac OS Catalina
Posted On: Monday, August 12, 2019 - 11:54 by Sarah Cantrell
Are you using EndNote on a Mac? If so, there are important changes underway! In October, Apple will be releasing the latest macOS 10.15 (also known as Catalina). With the release of Catalina, Apple will be dropping all 32-bit application support and this will impact EndNote. EndNote X9 for Mac will be extensively updated for compatibility prior to the launch of Catalina.
What do you need to do?
- If you already have EndNote X9, please install all updates as they become available to avoid interruption in your workflow.
- If you are running EndNote...
EndNote X9: New Tools and Updates
Posted On: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 10:39 by Jordan Wrigley
X9, the latest upgrade of EndNote, has added some key features including enhanced sharing abilities, a Manuscript Matcher, new electronic media reference types, and a citation report creator. Here is an overview of the major additions to the program.
Library Sharing: Permissions can now be defined for individuals as read-write or read-only access. Custom Groups from synced libraries can be shared with other online users from a desktop EndNote library through EndNote online. Users can also see a list of Groups shared with them through EndNote online on their desktop library. The links in the shared list can be used as shortcuts to the online shared Groups. You cannot share except through the online version.
Categories: Explore Tools
EndNote X8 on Mac Now Compatible with Word 2016
Posted On: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 01:30 by Virginia Carden
The production version of EndNote X8 has now been updated to be compatible with the new version of Word (Office 2016). If you have EndNote X8, you can update to version X8.2. If you have EndNote X7, you can revert your version of Word 2016 to v15. Read more...
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, volume...MORE
Categories: Explore Tools
Reference Management Tools Save Time!
Posted On: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 22:47 by Jamie Conklin
"I wish I'd known about this sooner!" is what people often say when they encounter EndNote, Zotero, Mendeley, or any other reference management tool.
Discover the wonders of easily storing, organizing, and citing your references by:
If you already use EndNote, read our...MORE
Categories: Resource Updates
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
Are You Still Doing Your References By Hand?
Posted On: Friday, April 29, 2016 - 12:09 by Leila Ledbetter
Stop typing out those references! Quit looking up where the commas are supposed to go in APA or AMA or whatever style you need to use. Avoid making piles of articles on your desktop. You should be using a reference management tool!
Reference management software can help you collect and organize your references (journal articles, books, Websites, videos, etc.), and then generate citations and bibliographies for your papers, scholarly articles, and any other publications.MORE
Categories: Resource Updates
EndNote for Macs Now Compatible with Office 2016
Posted On: Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 22:32 by Beverly Murphy
The long awaited patch from EndNote has been recently released, making it compatible with the latest version of Office (Word) 2016 for Macs. If you are using EndNote X7, you will need to download the EndNote X7.5 update.
EndNote for Macs: Not Yet Compatible with Office 2016
Posted On: Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 10:38 by Beverly Murphy
Endnote is not currently compatible with Office 2016 for Macs and will not work. EndNote developers are currently working on a patch but it is not expected to be completed until Fall, at the earliest. If you rely on Endnote, it is recommended that you do not upgrade your version of Office at this time.
Organizational Habits: What Would You Tell Your Younger Self?
Posted On: Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 15:48 by Megan von Isenburg
A couple of weeks ago, a blog post entitled, "A Letter to My Younger Self" made the rounds in various academic settings. Published on the career advice website, Vitae, the post was written by University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Elizabeth Hallowell. In the article, Hallowell thanks her younger self - the age at which she started her doctoral program - for being organized in terms of library research. Her writing constitutes some advice that any academic should consider:
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...
Finding Full-text with EndNote
Posted On: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 13:09 by Beverly Murphy
Want to find the full-text for the citations in your EndNote libraries? A new EndNote feature can be used to find the full text versions of the articles and store them within the Library for you. It's easy to use and does a fairly good job.
When you have selected the citations that you want to find, choose the “Find Full Text” feature. You will need to go to Preferences and change them for this feature so that it uses "PubMed Linkout" and the "Open URL Path" (http://getitatduke.library.duke.edu), which will try to link you to the full text at Duke. Once you start the feature, you will need to agree to the copyright statement, but then EndNote will attempt to find a PDF. If...MORE
EndNote X5: Error in APA Publication Style
Posted On: Tuesday, August 21, 2012 - 13:24 by Adrianne Leonardelli
There is an error in the original publication style for the APA 6th Edition Publication Style in EndNote X5. This error may cause some journal articles to be cited incorrectly in a bibliography. To correct this problem, download and install a revised copy of the APA 6th Edition Publication Style from EndNote’s Website (updated Tuesday, March 6, 2012).MORE