Most databases provide options to export citation information to automatically create references in EndNote. When searching in the databases, keep an eye out for terms such as Export, Direct export, Export to reference manager, Send to Citation Manager, Export to RIS or similar, as this indicates the functionality is available. Each database differs so check the Help menu in the database for instructions on how to export your references.
Activity: Perform a search for cybersecurity in the Science Direct database and export five references to your EndNote library
You will need to manually create references for sources where reference information cannot be exported from a database, e.g. print materials, reports, webpages etc.
Populating the author field:
The following documents outline which reference types to select and which fields to populate when using the Curtin EndNote styles:
Activity: Manually create a reference for the following report: Cyber security: A roadmap to enable growth opportunities for Australia
It is important to preview your references to ensure they are correctly formatted in your chosen style. EndNote is not able to recognise if there is incorrect or missing data so you should compare your references against the relevant referencing guide or style manual to ensure your references are correct.
Activity: Select the reference and preview the reference in your EndNote library