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EndNote Online

Manual entry

Not all references can be found online, so you may need to enter some references manually. To do this:

  1. Click on the Collect tab and select the New Reference option
  2. Select a Reference Type from the drop down list
  3. Enter the item details into the relevant fields
  4. Click Save

When entering authors/editors:

  • Use the format Last Name, First Name e.g. Smith, John J.
  • Enter each author on a new line
  • For corporate authors enter a comma at the end of the name e.g. Department of Health,

Direct export from Web of Science

Direct export provides a quick and easy way to transfer data from online databases.

To export references from the Web of Science database:

  1. Login to Web of Science and perform a search for your topic
  2. On the search results page, tick the boxes next to the articles you wish to send to EndNote Online
  3. Once all are selected, click the Export button which appears at the top of the results list and select the EndNote Online option
  4. You will be prompted to sign-in to your account (if you are not already logged in)
  5. Once logged in a Export Records to EndNote Online dialogue box will appear
  6. Click Export and the records will be added to your EndNote Online account

 

Direct export from Ebsco databases

Direct export is available from Ebsco databases including Business Source Complete, CINAHL Plus with Full text, Art Full Text and SPORTDiscus.

To export references:

  1. Login to the database and perform a search for your topic
  2. On the search results page, click the blue folder icon next to the articles you wish to send to EndNote Online
  3. Once all are selected, click on Folder in the top toolbar
  4. In the Folder, click the Export option in the right hand menu
  5. Under Save citations to a file formatted for: select Direct Export to EndNote Web
  6. Click Save
  7. You will be prompted to sign-in to your EndNote Online account (if you are not already logged in)
  8. Once logged in, the references will be added to your account

Editing references

To edit a reference in your library:

  1. Click on the My References tab
  2. Locate the reference you wish to edit and click on the title to open the reference form
  3. Click into the relevant fields and make necessary changes. If you need to add information to fields that aren't displayed select Show Empty Fields
  4. Click Save

Adding attachments

You can add up to 2GB of attachments (such as PDFs and Word documents) to references in your EndNote Online Library.

To add attachments:Paper clip icon for attaching files in EndNote Online

  1. Select the My References tab to display all of your references
  2. Locate the reference you wish to add the PDF to and click the paper clip icon Paper clip attachment icon in EndNote Online to open the File Attachments box
  3. Click Attach files and follow the prompts to locate and upload the file
  4. Once the file is attached the paper clip icon will change to blue