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  • Where to get a copy of EndNote?  Using EndNote
  • Download EndNote: Yes, do delete an older version you may have downloaded before. I’d save the EndNote Libraries you have collected to a thumb-drive just to be on the safe side.
  • You must login to KU before you download EndNote software so the system knows you are connected with the university (free software) and then you can download EndNote software to the computers where you will use EndNote.
  • Save Run Extract to Desktop On my computer, I installed by default: MyComputer / Program Files (x86) But I think I could have saved it anywhere Extract to Desktop
  • Double click on the download icon for EndNoteX4_x86.exe Choose Run when asked Choose Extract when asked If you downloaded the EndNote installer: Double click the installer file to start the EndNote Setup program.
  • Next Accept Next Next Typical installation Selection Destination . . . Usually the default is fine In general, click through the options of the Installation process.
  • For some reason unknown to me, this procedure is ALWAYS a headache. Don’t let that happen to you because I’m figuring it out.
  • Save file in the C:\\Program Files\\EndnoteX4\\ Connections folder for PC. For the MAC save it in the EndNote X4 Connections folder found in Applications folder
  • These are All References (29) that I have downloaded into EndNote. See My Groups (Architecture, Border Collies, SocialWorker). Now I want to add a new group.
  • Right click on My Groups and then click on Create Group. My new group is called EducationalLeadership and now I want to download new citations of sources I will find by searching the library databases.
  • "educational leadership" AND dissertation And changed to the subject selection of educational leadership and principals


  • 1. EndNote in 90 Minutes (X4) Lissa Lord Summer 2011 The NoNonsenseVersion
  • 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. library homepage
  • 4. Download Windows or Macintosh under.
  • 5. Here is where you clickEven if you havea later version ofWindows If you have a Mac
  • 6. OpenThis can take10 – 15 minutes
  • 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.
  • 9. Trouble with the EndNote installation?The IT helpdesk helped me out, big time!IT Customer Service Centeritcsc@ku.edu864-8080)
  • 10. Using Endnotefor the first time
  • 11. After EndNote installs, restart your computer andthen find the EndNote program by clicking theStart menuStart All ProgramsClick EndNote Program to launch EndNote.
  • 12. This is the EndNoteProgram that you justdownloaded. Click! Save the Getting Started Guide it is very helpful.
  • 13. Create a newEndNote Library
  • 14. 6 Note: Select Citation Style Note: The style you select can be changed at any timeLibrary Name is EducationalLeadership.enl ...
  • 15. Importing References from Database Search Results
  • 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.
  • 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. 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. Search & Mark & Export
  • 20. OK
  • 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. Exported Citations• Click on References from Endnote and select Show All which will put all your citations into one list
  • 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. Mark
  • 25. WilsonWebis the filteryou need todownloadWilsoncitations intoEndNote
  • 26. Highlight all three citations, right click andcopy to Educational Leadership Group
  • 27. Ready for easy?
  • 28.
  • 29. Scholar PreferencesDon’t forgetto FindLibrary-university ofkansas Import citations into Endnote
  • 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. 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. The Best Tip• Detailed guide sheets for importing references from databases are available online here• Print out the instruction sheets for the databases you use most often
  • 33. Using EndNote with WordCite While You Write (CWYW)
  • 34. 1. Open Word2. Open EndNote3. EndNote toolbar for Word
  • 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. 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. Questions?Ask the librarian Lissa Lord