EndNote: Introduction

EndNote is a free software for Nova students, faculty & staff. Use it to store and organize your references and PDFs from the library's databases. Insert citations from Endnote into a word document as you write.
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What is Endnote?

EndNote is a software application that is free to all NSU students, faculty and staff. 

Why use Endnote?

  • Import your references directly into Endnote from the library's databases
  • Store and organize your references in Endnote
  • Insert citations from Endnote into a word document as you write
  • Format your citations and bibliographies using a variety of bibliographic styles

 Check out this short video that highlights updates in the latest version of EndNote:

What's new in EndNote X8?

What’s new in EndNote X8:

  • Support for the latest operating systems
    • Compatible with Windows 7 to 10 and Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) to 10.12 (Sierra)
  • Similar, more intuitive icons on Windows and Macintosh
    • Quotation Mark = Insert new citation
    • PDF icon inside magnifying glass = starts find full text search
  • New Reference Update feature
    • Update whole sets instead of just individual records
    • New option to update reference manually
      • Will disable/grey out the option to update fields automatically so your manual changes are not overridden
  • Two new tools in the Groups Panel
    • EndNote sync option now in left-hand library menu if not set up yet (Configure Sync)
    • Recently added tool allows you to set timeframe of when items were added
      • Last 24 hours
      • Last 7 days
      • Last 14 days
      • Last 30 days
  • Improved library sharing
    • Up to 100 people!
      • X7 was only 7 people
      • Use new “find people” search field for sharing
  • Ability to merge multiple libraries will all the different groups and group sets contained in each
    • Use the last library you synced as your new library
  • An Activity Feed for library changes
    • Great if you are sharing a library
    • Shows changes in EndNote desktop or iPad, not in EndNote online
      • Clickable to go to that area