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EndNote: Insert Citations

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

Instructions

Basically there are two ways to insert a reference into your manuscript: from Word or from your EndNote Library. Make sure all the references you would want to use for your paper or manuscript are already added to your EndNote Library. 

Starting from Microsoft Word

  • Open a Word document and go to the EndNote tab 
  • Select a citation style from the Style menu.  To add another citation style to your list, go to Select Another Style.
  • To insert the citation(s) into your manuscript, make sure the cursor is at the appropriate place in the Word document.
  • Click on Insert Citation from the Find Citation tab.
  • Select the desired citation(s) and click Insert button.
  • The selected citation(s) will appear in the text, and the reference(s) will be placed at the end of the document in the format you chose. 

Starting from EndNote Library

  • Open a Word document 
  • Select a citation style from the Style menu.  
  • Make sure the cursor is at the appropriate place in the Word document.
  • Open the EndNote Library and find the citation you would want for the manuscript
  • Click on Insert Citation tab within the EndNote Library.
  • The citation(s) will appear in the text, and the reference(s) will be placed at the end of the document in the format you chose. 

 

Videos

A video from the vendor on how to add citations in Cite While You Write for PC users:

A video from the vendor on how to add citations in Cite While You Write for Mac users: