Tips & Help

How Do I Remove Author Initials From My In-Text Citation?

February 17, 2011

Some citation styles (including APA 6th) include initials to differentiate between the authors. This should happen when you have two different authors with the same surname. In this case these are correct citations and the initials do not need to be...Read more

How Do I Manage My Thesis Chapters With EndNote?

February 14, 2011

The Library recommends that those working on long documents (such as a book or thesis) should do the following to make it easier to manage and minimise formatting issues: use only one EndNote library for the whole thesis/book use one document...Read more

Can I Use My Endnote Library With Different Versions Of Endnote?

February 12, 2011

Later versions of EndNote can read libraries from earlier versions. It is also possible to move libraries back-and-forth between versions of EndNote from X onwards, but remember that some features are not present in all versions (e.g. groups only...Read more

Can I Use My Endnote Library When Moving Between A PC And Mac?

February 11, 2011

EndNote libraries can be seamlessly shifted across these platforms. If you need to copy the Library (*.enl), remember to also to copy its *.data folder – or save the library in compressed format. Instructions for the latter are in Backing Up...Read more

Why Isn’t The EndNote Toolbar/Tab Appearing?

February 11, 2011

Occasionally the EndNote Cite-While-You-Write function may not install automatically. However, it can be manually installed. For Microsoft Word instructions, see the relevant EndNote FAQs for Windows PC or Mac. If you previously had the EndNote...Read more

Can I Link PDFs To References In My Endnote Library?

January 29, 2011

There are several ways to get .pdf files linked to the relevant references in EndNote. These methods are outlined on page 11 and 12 of the Introductory EndNote handout – under the Full Text Management heading...Read more

How Do I Get My Journal Names To Abbreviate Or Show The Full Journal Name?

January 28, 2011

If you want EndNote to include journal title abbreviations in your bibliography (rather than the full title – or vice versa), you will need to add the appropriate abbreviations into EndNote and then tell EndNote to use those, rather than the...Read more

Is There A Quick Way To Edit Text In Multiple Endnote Records?

January 27, 2011

You can modify or replace text in multiple records in two ways: To replace existing text: In EndNote, go to the Edit menu and select Find and Replace… Enter the text you wish to replace in the top box, and the new text in the bottom box...Read more

Entering Group or Organisational Authors

January 25, 2011

In order to get a goup or organisational author to display correctly in EndNote you need to type the name in full and add a comma at the end: e.g. Massey University, To correctly display a two part author, add an extra comma after the first comma...Read more

Is EndNote Compatible With Microsoft Word’s Track Changes?

January 19, 2011

Yes – Endnote is compatible. However for best performance (and to minimise confusion) it is useful to have the review display dropdown option set to No Markup when using EndNote. Refer to your Word help search for instructions...Read more