EndNote: Getting Started

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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Getting Started

Currently NSU is offering version X8 for free licensed download -- X9 will be offered in the future. It is not advised to install previous versions. You can also sign up for the free EndNote Online version, which can be synced with a desktop library or used on it's own.

EndNote is a great resource for storing, organizing, and formatting your references. But before you start to use EndNote, you will need to follow all of the steps in this section for setting up and customizing the software, so it works correctly with the library databases and the citation styles that you need.

  1. Step 1: Checking Compatibility

  2. Step 2: Downloading EndNote: Windows  or Downloading EndNote: Mac (uninstall any previous versions of EndNote before installing another version; back up or save your library to an external hard drive)

  3. Step 3: Creating a New Library

  4. Step 4: Choosing Citation Styles

  5. Step 5: Selecting Import Filters

  6. Step 6: Setting Up Full-Text

  7. Step 7: Updating the Journals Term List