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EndNote X8: Catalogue and online search

Referencing software

Exporting from Curtin Library Catalogue

For an individual reference:

  • Make sure you are logged into the catalogue
  • Perform your search as required
  • Click on the EndNote icon and then
  • OR Click on the title of the item for full details OR the three dots... (Show actions options)
  • Next click on the EndNote icon and then Download 
  • Next click on Save (at the bottom of the screen) then Open (for the first time you have used this option you will need to select Open with and then choose EndNote)
  •  Your reference will now appear in your open EndNote library 

For several references

  • Complete your catalogue search
  • Add selected results to your Favourites by clicking on the blue pin in the item record
  • Go to My Favourites – click on the pin icon top right hand corner of the catalogue
  • In My Favorites under SAVED RECORDS tick the box next to the records to select the required results
  • Click on the three dots ... "Push to" actions at the top of the screen
  • Click on the EndNote icon and then Download 
  • Next click on Save (at the bottom of the screen) then Open (for the first time you have used this option you will need to select Open with and then choose EndNote)
  •  Your references will now appear in your open EndNote library  

Using different display modes

There are three different display modes in the EndNote toolbar:

Local Library Mode  Online Search Mode Temporary Library   Integrated Library & Online Search Mode

For more information see the PDF above.

Online search in EndNote

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Search_box by TXProfDev.org

EndNote uses connection files to allow you to search library catalogues e.g. Library of Congress, UWA and some databases from within EndNote e.g. Web of Science and PubMed.

  1. Click on the Online Search Mode (Temporary Library) icon To select a connection file, click on more under Online Search in the My Library column.
     
  2. Highlight the required file (catalogue or database) in the dialogue box and click Choose. Your chosen connection file will now be listed under Online Search in the My Library column on the left hand side and the search panel will appear at the top of the window.
     
  3. Enter your search term(s) into the search panel. Note that the first search field is Author by default (to set another field as a default, for example any field, click on the down arrow next to the Search button and select Set Default). Click Search and EndNote will then display a dialogue box which shows the number of results for the search. Click OK to view retrieved records.
     
  4. You can now select the references you want to keep and move them to your custom groups. To do this select the require references, right click and choose Copy References To and then the library, or select the   icon. Return to your integrated library by clicking on this   icon. A dialogue box will appear asking "Are you sure you want to discard all your online references? This cannot be undone." Click OK. Your references will now appear under Copied References and All References. Now you can move these references into your relevant Groups

Other connection files are available from the EndNote Connections webpage