This feature allows you to find full text articles associated with your bibliographic records.
When using Find Full Text for the first time you need to add the open URL path.
To use, select required references, go to References>Find Full Text or use the Find Full Text icon in the toolbar. If a PDF is found it will automatically be attached to the reference along with the PDF URL. You will find that the success rate when using this is function off-campus is much lower than on-campus.
This search can work in the background, so you could continue working in your library. Depending on the results, you may see one of the outcomes below:
Attachments can be a Word document, PDF, image or spreadsheet. You can attach PDF files in various ways and view them in the PDF Viewer.
To add an attachment to an existing reference.
Use the Open PDF icon to fully expand the PDF in a new window.
To insert a figure, open the reference. Go to References>Figure>Attach Figure>Choose File. Select the graphic file and click Open. The figure will appear as a thumbnail in the Figure field.
Creating a reference from a PDF
If a PDF contains a DOI (Digital Object Identifier) EndNote will import a file or folder containing several PDF's and automatically create a reference for the PDF.
The PDF viewer allows you to quickly edit a reference and annotate attached PDF files.
To annotate the PDF, click on the Annotation toolbar... icon and highlight the required text:
PDF handling preferences allow you to define the automatic renaming process of PDF documents that you want to import to your EndNote library. To set your preferences for automatic renaming of your PDFs:
Automatic importing of PDFs
Tick box for enabling automatic importing for PDFs in a selected folder. EndNote simultaneously creates an imported folder for the saved PDFs in your main folder as well as placing them under Imported References in your EndNote library (not into your subfolder groups). Only PDFs saved into your main folder (not subfolders) will be automatically imported. EndNote will regularly scan this folder and import the PDFs. If a record already exists, the PDF will be attached.