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EndNote: Get Started

This guide provides basic information on using EndNote (citation management tool)

Recommendations

EndNote allows you to create multiple  libraries. However, it is strongly  recommended that you

  • Create ONE LIBRARY
  • Arrange references into GROUPS

Get EndNote Client

Download EndNote 
 

You may download EndNote Client from
ON-CAMPUS ONLY


Should you encounter any problem with the installation, please contact it.helpdesk@aub.edu.lb 

How to Create Your EndNote Library?

I. Install EndNote
... Go to the University Libraries webpage>> Scroll to Research Help and Tools>> Click on EndNote Client

II. Create your EndNote Library

  • Open EndNote
  • From the File menu, select the New commend
  • In the New Reference Library menu box
    • Go to File name and type the name of your library 
    • Go to Save as type and make sure to read: EndNote Library.(*enl)
    • Click the Save button to save your library. Your Library will open with no references.
  • When you create an EndNote Library, two files are created:
         1. The .enl file (e.g. My EndNote Library.enl)

         2. The .data file (e.g. My EndNote Library.data) which will have the same name and will stores all your PDFs.
  • If you want to save a backup copy or email a copy of your EndNote Library, please make sure to copy both files.
    N. B. Making
    backups is necessary and can be done easily: go to the File menu and select Save a Copy.

III. Create Another New Library

  • From the File menu, select New
  • Name your library then click on Save


N. B. We recommend that you create only ONE EndNote Library. This will help you to avoid many difficulties.