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EndNote 20

This guide provides basic information on using EndNote Desktop (citation management tool)
Manual Entry
  • From the References menu, click on New Reference or click on the plus icon
  • The New Reference window will open
    • Go to Reference Type and from the drop down menu select the reference type you want to enter (e.g. Book, Journal Article, Interview, etc.)
    • Enter information in appropriate fields (e.g. Author, Title, Year, Journal, etc.)
    • Click on the Save button in the top right side of the window.  


  • You do not need to fill-up all fields in a Reference Type.
  • Preview your reference for spelling and capitalization. Use the preview tab found in lower right corner at the bottom of the screen.
  • To enter multiple authors, place each author's name on a new line 
  • To ensure that organization names are entered correctly, place a comma after the entire name e.g. World Health Organization,