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EndNote reference management software

EndNote is software that helps you to collect and manage all the references you have found from different sources. You can use EndNote to insert and format in-text citations and bibliographies within Microsoft Word documents.

This guidance will help you to create and manage an EndNote library, export and organise your references, and use EndNote to insert citations and a bibliography in a Word document.

How to access the EndNote software on campus and on your own laptop or device.

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How to add references to your EndNote library by importing records from databases and Library Search or adding them yourself. How to import PDFs and attach documents, and check for duplicate references.

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How to insert and edit citations and format reference lists and bibliographies in Word.

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How to format and edit your references in different styles, including how to download the Leeds Harvard, Numeric and MHRA styles into your own EndNote library.

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Can't find the information source type you want in EndNote? Check our list of alternative source types along with tips on which fields to use so that your references are formatted correctly.

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Organise your EndNote library by creating groups of references for each project you work on. Includes advice on smart and combination groups, and using groups for screening in systematic reviews.

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