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EndNote X8: Catalogue and online search

Referencing software

Exporting from Curtin Library Catalogue

For an individual reference: (This function will only work with Firefox and Chrome)

  • Make sure you are logged into the catalogue
  • Perform your search as required
  • Click on the title of the item for full details or the three dots ... (Show actions options)
  • Now click on the EndNote icon and then Download 
  • The file will now be in your downloads. At the bottom of the screen click the drop down arrow for Primo_Ris_Export.ris
  • Then Open. If prompted click on Choose Application... and locate EndNote and click Open
  • Or you can drag and drop the ris file into the EndNote icon on the dock
  •  Your reference will now appear in your open EndNote library 

For several references

  • Complete your catalogue search
  • Select your results and add to your Favourites by clicking on the 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 
  • The file will now be in your downloads. At the bottom of the screen click the drop down arrow for Primo_Ris_Export.ris
  • Then Open. If prompted click on Choose Application... and locate EndNote and click Open
  • Or you can drag and drop the ris file into the EndNote icon on the dock
  •  Your references will now appear in your open EndNote library 

Using different display modes

There are three different display modes in the EndNote toolbar:

1. Local Library Mode   2. Online Search Mode 3. Integrated Library & Online Search Mode

                                                     

 For  further 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. Curtin, UWA and Library Congress and some databases from within EndNote e.g. Web of Science and PubMed. 

  1. Click on the Online Search Mode (Temporary Library) icon  at the top left hand corner
     
  2. To select the Curtin connection file, click on more under Online Search in the My Library column. Highlight the required file (catalogue or database) in the dialogue box and click Choose. Your chosen connection file will now appear 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. (Note: If the connection file does not appear in the dialogue box download the Curtin connection file from the EndNote Connections webpage. Then locate it in your "Downloads" and drag it into your Connections folder at HD:Applications:EndNoteX8:Connections.).
  3. Enter your search term(s) in 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 results of the search. Click OK to view the 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 required references, right click and choose Copy References To and then choose your library. 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?" Click OK. Your references will now appear under Copied References and All References. Now you can move all these references into your relevant Groups    

Other connection files are available from the EndNote Connections webpage. Save connection files in Applications>EndNote X8>Connections