Inserting citations into your paper (Cite While You Write)
EndNote X2 ( Installation & technical issues )
What is EndNote? ?
stores and organizes references found from many sources
inserts these citations into a Word document, and
automatically format your references according to a predefined citation style
Use of EndNote Direct Export Import txt file Online Search Manual Entry Citations Microsoft Word in required citiation style (e.g. APA 5 th ) Export Import
Search within references
Organize by groups
Link to PDF articles
Find full text
Term lists/ Subject Bibliographies
Search for references easily with new integrated tab
Quickly initiate an Online Search
Use Smart Group to view and manage references
Track new and updated features with the Auto Date Stamp
View library and record summaries
Compress your EndNote library and attach it to an email automatically
Online version of EndNote desktop
Works independently of EndNote desktop (and vice-versa)
Fewer features than EndNote desktop
Allows synchronization (both ways) between desktop and web version.
Comparison between Endnote Web and Endnote desktop
First time use of EndNote
Library Window Groups Pane References List Pane Tab Pane Menu Toolbar EndNote Window Library Window Status Bar Hide/Show Tab Pane
For flash movie of demo , download and extract this zip file in any folder, then click on html file.
Working EndNote Library DEMO
Four ways importing citations
Import Text File
Manual Data Entry
Unsure what to do? See http://libpweb1.nus.edu.sg/lion/e/endnoteimport.html Fastest, most efficient Slower, difficulty to choose filter Fast, but limited to library catalogues and few free database Slowest, least reliable
“ One click” export directly from database.
Usually button says “ Send to EndNote/RefMan/Procite ”, “ direct export ” or similar.
When file is downloaded, in file dialogue box select “open” instead of “save”.
Psycinfo , International Bibliography of the Social Sciences, EconLit, Social Work abstracts, Geobase, Int'l Pol. Sci. Abs, Social Work Abstracts,1977, The Philosopher's Index ( OVIDSP )
Communication & Mass Media Complete, Business Source Premier ( EBSCO )
Social Sciences Abstracts
Social Sciences Citation Index (via Web of Science)
Expanded Academic Index ASAP, Geodek
ProQuest (including Dissertations & Theses)
Direct export (hands-on) PsycINFO & Google Scholar For flash movie of demo , download and extract this two zip files ( Psycinfo , Google scholar ) in any folder, then click on html file.
Import Text File
Export text file and save on computer
Open EndNote (File => Import)
Browse and select downloaded txt file
Select Import option (filter)
Sociological Abstracts , Social Services Abstracts ( CSA )
Import text file (hands-on) Sociological abstracts & LINC For flash movie of demo , download and extract this two zip files ( Sociological abstracts , LINC ) in any folder, then click on the html file.
Search free databases (Medline) and library catalogues (including NUS) within EndNote desktop.
All references found will be imported.
LINC results – “Import Text file” versus “Online search”
LISTA (Library information science and technology abstracts)
LINC (NUS Lib Catalogue) and other Library catalogues such as Library of Congress.
Online search (hands-on) LINC For flash movie of demo , download and extract this zip file ( LINC - online search ) in any folder, then click on html file.
Baseline – All references will be in this group After “Find duplicates” option ( temp ) After “Find full text” option ( temp ) After importing references ( temp ) After searching within EndNote Library ( temp ) After deleting Groups created after online search ( temp ) Groups created manually by users Groups created automatically matching rules Group created after transferring from EndNote Web
Groups – Types of groups
All References Custom groups Smart groups * Definition differs from EndNote Manual Temp groups* Imported References Duplicate References Online Search Full text Search results Endnote Web Cleared after exiting EndNote Remains unless user removes
References and groups
Each reference can be in more than 1 group.
“ All reference” group contains every reference ( except those in trash )
You can drag and drop references to custom groups and trash (will be deleted when closing EndNote Library).
Deleting the whole group only removes the reference from that group and not the library.
Deleting reference from any group (except custom group) from delete reference from library!
Search within reference
Allows you to search within whole library or within groups.
Click on any group to search within group, or select “add to showing reference” to search whole library and add to current references.
Results will be displayed in the temp. “Search group”
You can save/load searches, or covert a search to a smart group (see later)
Creates/fills temporary “ Search results ” group.
Group references into user preferred groups.
A permanent group that remains unless deleted.
Several different ways to create a new group, or to add a reference to a new group.
E.g. Right click on “group pane”, create pane / Right click on reference “add reference to..”
Creates/fills permanent “ custom ” group.
Automatically adds references to defined smart group if it meets a certain criteria.
From search pane, search -> options, convert to smart group
From the Groups menu, select Create Smart Group. Then select rules
Creates/fills permanent “ smart ” group.
References -> Find duplicate.
What counts as a duplicate? Edit-> Preferences->duplicate.