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How to Use EndNote

This guide will help you learn how to use EndNote

Ways to Add References (Citations) to Your EndNote Library

You can add references manually and import directly from databases and Google Scholar. Some resources, such as PubMed, require a few extra steps. You can also import PDF files, and EndNote will populate the citation fields if it is able to read the information in the PDF file. Finally, you can organize and share your citations using Groups.

Adding References manually into the EndNote Program

Importing References from Databases

Exporting References from PubMed

Adding References using Online Search (not recommended)

Importing PDF files into EndNote

Creating and Managing EndNote Groups

Getting Help with EndNote

EndNote Technical Support is available 24/7

Note there may be extended wait times Saturday and Sunday due to decreased staffing:

By phone: +1-800-336-4474
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Please note

Some resources do not support import or export of citations into EndNote. For these resources, it may be necessary to enter your citations into EndNote manually. You may be able to avoid manual entry if you can find your citation in Google Scholar.

The resources below do not support import or export of citations into EndNote:

  • MathSciNet
  • SAE Digital Library
  • ASCE Civil Engineering Database
  • ArXiv