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How to… save time with EndNote Online videos


We’ve created some (hopefully!) helpful video reminders of how to use EndNote Online (NB. these videos have no sound):


tickHow to manually add a reference to your EndNote Online library


tickHow to select the Cardiff Harvard referencing style as your chosen style


tickHow to create, and add references to, a group


tickHow to successfully use organisational/institutional authors in your reference


tickHow to add and remove page numbers to a citation


tickHow to excluding an author from a citation


tickHow to delete a citation and reference from Word


tickHow to import references from a database into EndNote Online when using a Mac


These are our EndNote Online top tips, but if you think we’ve missed anything in these videos let us know in the comments or contact BLSLibrarians@cardiff.ac.uk

For further help with EndNote Online, visit the intranet pages or contact us directly in the Health Library

EndNote Top Tips – How to export all references to a word file – good for reading abstracts

You can export everything in a folder or EndNote Library into a word file which is helpful if you are wanting to read on paper and sift through abstracts.

  • Go to EndNote
  • Select the references you want to export.
  • Choose the output style you want the references to be formatted in. (Select a Harvard based one if you need to see the abstract)
  • Go to file and select export.
  • Save the file as a text and then if you want you can copy and paste into Word for more formatting options.
export to text

EndNote top tips. How to use Institutional / Corporate Authors

In the EndNote survey some of you commented that you found it difficult to deal with EndNotes handling of corporate or institutional authors.

EndNote has a glitch which means that the first word in the author name is read as the surname. To enable EndNote to read the corporate author as one word the solution is really simple. Just add a comma after the last word of the corporate/institution name.

For example, Type in:

National Insitute of Clinical Excellence,

This is how it looks in EndNote Web:

Inst Author