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EndNote: Set Preferences to Find Full Text PDFs

Everything about using EndNote and EndNote Online. Library workshops: Introduction to EndNote for Windows (Online); EndNote Drop-in Sessions


Set Find Full Text Preferences to the UTHSC Library

EndNote offers the option to find full text of the references usually in PDF format downloaded to your EndNote Library. Before doing this, it is recommended that you set Find Full Text Preferences to connect to the UTHSC Library's resources in EndNote.  

  • Choose Find Full Text under EndNote Preferences (For PC users the EndNote Preferences is under Edit; For Mac users the EndNote Preferences is under EndNote tab)
  • Check all four boxes if they are not already checked
  • Enter UTHSC library's OpenURL and Authenticate With URL

OpenURL Path is:

Authenticate with:

Note that:

1) You do not need to enter Authenticate with URL if your computer is on campus

2) The EndNote Find Full Text feature will not find everything for you. Some journals and database services (e.g., JSTOR, EBSCO, and SWETS) will not work with it even if the UTHSC Library has access to the full text.

Here is what your EndNote Find Full Text Preferences should look like: