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EndNote 20 essentials: Introduction

EndNote 20 essentials


EndNote is a reference management and bibliography-creation program. It allows you to collect, organise and store references, and create formatted citations and reference lists in Microsoft Word.

This self-paced module introduces you to the key functionality of the EndNote 20 desktop software. Work through it step-by-step or if you are already familiar with EndNote skip to the relevant section using the tabs above.


What you will learn

In this module you will learn how to:

  • Create an EndNote library
  • Add references to your library and organise using groups
  • Select a referencing output style
  • Edit references to comply with referencing style requirements
  • Attach PDFs to your references
  • Insert and edit citations in Microsoft Word
  • Save a backup of your EndNote library
  • Troubleshoot issues with the software.



Using EndNote X9? See our EndNote X9 essentials module.