EndNote in 90 Minutes


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This presentation is the latest update to our now famous class on how to use EndNote for citation management and research writing that includes in-text citation formatting and Bibliographies.

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EndNote in 90 Minutes

  1. 1. EndNote in 90 Minutes (X4) Lissa Lord llord@ku.edu Summer 2011 The NoNonsenseVersion
  2. 2. Begin research with EndNote• Use EndNote for bibliographies and citations• EndNote organizes citations from journals, books, government sources, websites and databases• EndNote is keyword searchable• Free: Graduate students, faculty and staff at KU
  3. 3. http://www.lib.ku.edu library homepage
  4. 4. Download EndNote:technology.ku.edu/software/endnotefor Windows or Macintosh under.
  5. 5. Here is where you clickEven if you havea later version ofWindows If you have a Mac
  6. 6. OpenThis can take10 – 15 minutes
  7. 7. Double click wherethe zipped file issaved (default) andunzip happensautomaticallyAND double clickInstall Click through install process Select EndNoteX4 as Reference Manager OR not if you want use Word Citation Management tools
  8. 8. http://www.endnote.com/training/
  9. 9. Trouble with the EndNote installation?The IT helpdesk helped me out, big time!IT Customer Service Centeritcsc@ku.edu864-8080)
  10. 10. Using Endnotefor the first time
  11. 11. After EndNote installs, restart your computer andthen find the EndNote program by clicking theStart menuStart All ProgramsClick EndNote Program to launch EndNote.
  12. 12. This is the EndNoteProgram that you justdownloaded. Click! Save the Getting Started Guide it is very helpful.
  13. 13. Create a newEndNote Library
  14. 14. 6 Note: Select Citation Style Note: The style you select can be changed at any timeLibrary Name is EducationalLeadership.enl ...
  15. 15. Importing References from Database Search Results
  16. 16. 1. Open EndNote library2. Go to KU Libraries Homepage http://www.lib.ku.edu3. Click Articles and Databases from the index in the left hand column4. Select an individual database that fits your research needsNote: if you would like a refresher on literature searches, send me an email and we’ll make an appointment. llord@ku.edu
  17. 17. Dissertations & theses @ University of KansasContains citations and abstracts ofdissertations and theses submitted by theUniversity of Kansas and published in UMIsDissertations Abstracts database, and full textof KU dissertations published after 1996 andKU theses published after 2005.
  18. 18. What to Remember:1. Open EndNote and Your EndNote Library2. Search for articles in a database3. Mark the articles you want to use4. Export the citations to EndNote Library
  19. 19. Search & Mark & Export
  20. 20. OK
  21. 21. These citations canbe used as your initial bibliographybe inserted into a Word documentbe saved as part of your growing research library to use for academic work
  22. 22. Exported Citations• Click on References from Endnote and select Show All which will put all your citations into one list
  23. 23. Wilson OmniFileA second database to search thatis helpful for multidisciplinaryresearch. Provides indexing,abstracting and full-text contentto journal articles in a variety ofdisciplines.
  24. 24. Mark
  25. 25. WilsonWebis the filteryou need todownloadWilsoncitations intoEndNote
  26. 26. Highlight all three citations, right click andcopy to Educational Leadership Group
  27. 27. Ready for easy?
  28. 28. http://scholor.google.com
  29. 29. Scholar PreferencesDon’t forgetto FindLibrary-university ofkansas Import citations into Endnote
  30. 30. 3 Ways to get references into your EndNote Library• From a Database (Proquest; Wilson; Google Scholar) 1) search 2) mark 3) export references to EndNote• Manually enter information into EndNote (adding non- electronic sources to EndNote: print, interviews, exhibits, your notes, etc.)• From EndNote connect to library catalog or databases: 1) search 2) mark 3) import references into EndNote (Caveat: this method does NOT work as well as searching, marking and exporting from a database into EndNote)
  31. 31. Entering ReferencesManuallyStart EndNote and open your libraryClick: References  New ReferenceClick: Reference Type menu and select thetype of information you are entering.New Reference Window: Enter info whereyou want it. You don’t have to use everycategory.More than one author? Give each author aseparate line in the Author Field.Remember that the Research Notes Fieldcan store up to 10 pages of your notes, or fulltext articles, quotations, etc.Add an Image in the Image Field .. oneimage per reference, however.
  32. 32. The Best Tip• Detailed guide sheets for importing references from databases are available online here http://www.lib.ku.edu/technology/citing/import/• Print out the instruction sheets for the databases you use most often
  33. 33. Using EndNote with WordCite While You Write (CWYW)
  34. 34. 1. Open Word2. Open EndNote3. EndNote toolbar for Word
  35. 35. Inserting an EndNote reference citationinto a Word document (using APA citation style)1. You have selected a reference from within EndNote and now in Word you put the cursor where you want to place that in-text reference2. Select “Insert Citation” from the EndNote toolbar3. The in-text reference will be automatically placed AND . . . take a look at the Reference List at the end of your documentPSA screen may come up asking you to search for the citation. Simply type in aword or author connected with the citation you want inserted. I don’t knowwhy this happens sometimes.
  36. 36. Edit from Word to EndNote or from EndNoteto Word.It is worth the effort of a sharp but shortlearning curve.This system is flexible and adaptable ANDyou’re going to love it !
  37. 37. Questions?Ask the librarian Lissa Lord llord@ku.edu