Reference Management Software by Abir Mukherjee
EndNote is the Desktop version and EndNote Online is the online version. It is possible to sync your Desktop library with your online version.
Important things to know about the sync process:
To sync you will need to:
To allow EndNote Desktop and Online to sync:
If you experience issues with Sync, ensure that you:
If you are syncing on a different computer for the first time, open a new, empty EndNote Desktop library and then sync to download all your references from EndNote Online.
Double click on Sync Status... in the group area to view information on the last Sync operation, including any errors such as storage limit, authentication or internet connection errors.
How to reset Sync:
Follow these instructions on How to reset Sync if you want to clear your EndNote Online library and re-sync it with your Desktop library. If the references are correct in your EndNote Online account DO NOT follow these steps. Instead, simply make a new, blank EndNote desktop library and sync to that.
In order to share your EndNote library with other users first set up your EndNote online account and sync your library. You must do this before the sharing process can commence.
* You are welcome to share your references from your EndNote Library with other EndNote users, however Library staff recommend you do not share attachments with other non-Curtin EndNote users. Sharing of attachments potentially violates copyright law and licence agreements between the Library and database providers.
The links above provide more information on library sharing and using Word documents.
How can I share my library?
Anyone who has EndNote X8, no matter where they are located can share their library. EndNote library sharing is not restricted to people within the same firewall or organisation.
How many libraries can I share?
You can share only one library from your Mac or Windows desktop. The library that you share will also be the library that you can access online at my.endnote.com or on your iPad using the EndNote for iPad app. There is no limit to the number of libraries that can be shared with you by others.
Can I access a shared library from anywhere?
If you are the one who shared the library, you have access to this library on your desktop, online or on your iPad. If you have been invited to access someone else's library, you can only access this library from your desktop.
What if I no longer want to share my library?
You can easily control access to your library from your desktop version of EndNote X8. Add or remove individual access by going to File>Share...
How to access your shared library
Go to File>Open Shared Library...