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Seven Wonders of the Invisible World: Using EndNote

EndNote Basics

Consult the EndNote Research Guide.

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Using Cite While You Write

EndNote's Cite While You Write (CWYW) feature inserts EndNote commands into Micosoft Word. Use CWYW tools to create footnotes, in-text references and bibliographies from your EndNote Library. Watch an online tutorial on CWYW here.


What Is EndNote?

EndNote is a desktop software for managing bibliographic citations. Using EndNote, you can transfer references from online research databases into EndNote and create bibliographies.

‚ÄčTo download EndNote please refer to the EndNote Research Guide for the latest version.

*Note for PC users: Make sure you unzip the file before running the installer, otherwise you will be prompted for a product key.

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What is EndNote Web?

NYU also subscribes to EndNote Web. You don't have to run EndNote on your desktop to use EndNote Web. You can export citations to EndNote Web and download them later to EndNote on your desktop, or create bibliographies directly from EndNote Web.

Gettting an Account

To transfer references from EndNote Desktop to EndNote Web:

  1. On your EndNote Desktop, go to Edit | Preferences and choose EndNote Web. Enter your EndNote Web username and password.
  2. Go to Tools | EndNote Web. A box will open asking you whether you want to transfer references TO or FROM EndNote Web.
  3. If you do not want to export (copy) all your references to Desktop EndNote, you should organize them in Groups.