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EndNote & EndNote Online

Help using Endnote: A Bibliographic Software Program and EndNote Online: Your Web-Based Research and Writing Tool


EndNote is a software program that enables you to move seamlessly through your research process with flexible tools for searching, organizing, and sharing your research, creating your bibliography, and writing your paper.

This guide will help you

  1. Create an EndNote library.
  2. Import bibliographic references from external databases and create references manually.
  3. Organize your library using groups to categorize references by project, subject, or anything else you choose.
  4. Store and annotate PDFs.
  5. Automate the insertion and formatting of citations and bibliographies in Microsoft Word.
  6. Sync your EndNote references and groups across multiple computers, share references with others, and access your references from almost anywhere with any Internet browser by logging into your EndNote online account at

EndNote 20 Cheat Sheet

EndNote X9 Cheat Sheet for LLU EndNote users

The pdf linked has screenshots illustrating the following:

  • Setting "Preferences" to Find Full Text from within your EndNote Library (Windows & Mac)
  • Bringing in citations from PubMed & from CINAHL (EBSCOhost)
  • Tips for working with different browsers
  • Google Scholar tips
  • Creating Groups in EndNote
  • Attaching pdfs automatically to citation records in EndNote
  • Attaching pdfs to citation records manually
  • Cite While You Write (CWYW)
  • Changing Styles