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Referencing & EndNote: EndNote Online

The Glucksman Library's guide to referencing and using EndNote in the University of Limerick.

What is EndNote Online?

EndNote Online (formerly called EndNote Web) is available to all UL staff and students. It allows you to access your EndNote library from any PC with an Internet connection, to create bibliographies in Word and to share your library with group members.

Creating an EndNote Online account

When you first sign up and create an EndNote Online account you MUST be on-campus. Once you have created your account you will be able to use EndNote from anywhere once you have a PC with Internet access. To create an account go to https://www.myendnoteweb.com/ and click “Sign up”.

EndNote Online Cite While You Write plug-in for Word

To download the Cite While You Write (CWYW) plug-in for Microsoft Word go to the Format tab in EndNote Online and click on Cite While You Write™ Plug-In.

If you experience any difficulties installing the EndNote CWYW plug-in, you can download and install this alternative version.

Endnote Online Workshops

The Glucksman Library is holding EndNote Online tutorials over the coming weeks as detailed below.

EndNote Online: An EndNote Class Recording

This full class recording covers using the EndNote online features of EndNote, using EndNote X7.

Exporting References from MathSciNet to EndNote Online

  • Run your search
  • Tick the box beside the records you want to export into EndNote Online
  • Use the dropdown box beside Batch Download at the top of the screen to choose Citations (EndNote)
  • Click on the Retrieve Marked button 
  • A webpage opens up with plain text, copy all of this plain text
  • Open up Notepad (go to the Windows Start button and type 'Notepad' in Search Programs and Files box)
  • Paste the plain text into a new Notepad file and save as a text file (.txt file extension) in the Downloads folder (or another location on your computer)
  • Go to your EndNote Online account
  • Click on the Collect tab and then the Import References option
  • Choose the .txt file from the Downloads folder
  • Select EndNote Import as the Import Option
  • Select Group (folder) that you wish to add the reference to
  • Click Import and if successful the message will say "1 references were imported into ..."

Watch the video tutorial below or click on the tutorial here.

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Guides for Endnote Online

Here are some Step by Step processes for using databases and Endnote Online.  Please note that some features may appear differently depending on the web browser used.

Exporting References from Maths Educ Database to endNote Online

  • Run your search
  • For results that are books that you wish to export to EndNote Online
    • Click on the Worldcat option opposite the reference title.
    • In WorldCat, click on Cite/Export
    • Then click on Export to EndNote/Reference Manager under Export a citation
    • Save the .ris file to the Downloads folder (or another location on your computer)
    • Go to your EndNote Online account
    • Click on the Collect tab and then the Import References option
    • Choose the .ris file from the Downloads folder
    • Select RefMan RIS as the Import Option
    • Select Group (folder) that you wish to add the reference to
    • Click Import and if successful the message will say "1 references were imported into ...
  • For results that are articles that you wish to export to EndNote Online
    • Copy the title of the article
    • Open Google Scholar
    • Paste the article title into the Google Scholar search box and search
    • Find the correct article from the results list (if present) and click on Cite underneath the reference (or import into RefMan if you have already changed the settings in Google Scholar)
    • Click on RefMan and save the .ris file to the Downloads folder
    • Go to your EndNote Online account
    • Click on the Collect tab and then the Import References option
    • Choose the .ris file from the Downloads folder
    • Select RefMan RIS as the Import Option
    • Select Group (folder) that you wish to add the reference to
    • Click Import and if successful the message will say "1 references were imported into ..."

Note: You have to export each reference one at a time. It is not possible to export multiple references at the same time with the Maths Educ Database.

Watch the video tutorial below or click on the tutorial here.

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