EndNote desktop: formatting your references

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  1. Introduction
  2. Changing your referencing style
  3. Using the Cite while you write plugin
  4. Editing your citations
  5. Inserting a footnote
  6. Producing your reference list
  7. Summary
  8. Further support

Introduction

The University of Manchester has a site licence for EndNote desktop which is installed on all campus PC clusters. EndNote desktop can also be used in conjunction with EndNote online which is a free web based version.

Tip: If you are unfamiliar with referencing or what you need to reference, you may find it useful to complete the ‘Citing it right: introducing referencing’ online tutorial before reading this post.

Once you have collected and organised your references you can start using them. EndNote has some great features which help you format your references to ensure you save time and also cite and reference correctly.

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Changing your referencing style

Watch this video to find out how to quickly to switch between referencing styles:

In this video you will learn how to switch between referencing styles in EndNote desktop.

Using the Cite while you write plugin

Watch this short video to find out how you can insert your citations from EndNote whilst working in word:

In this video you will learn how to insert your citations from EndNote into word.

Editing citations

Watch this short video to find out how you can edit your citations in EndNote desktop:

In this video you will learn how to edit your citations in EndNote desktop.

Inserting a footnote

Watch this video to find out how to add footnotes to your word documents from EndNote:

In this video you will learn how to insert a footnote into your word document using EndNote desktop.

Producing a reference list

Watch this video to find out how to produce a reference list using EndNote desktop:

In this video you will learn how to produce a reference list using EndNote desktop.

Syncing your EndNote desktop and online libraries

Watch this short video to find out how to sync your EndNote libraries:

In this video you will learn how to sync your EndNote desktop and EndNote online libraries.

Summary

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Further support

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