EndNote is a bibliographic management tool. It has been used by researchers to store, organize, and cite references. Over the years, EndNote has been constantly upgraded by its developers. While it is great to enhance its functionalities, it can also be a daunting job for the busy researchers to keep up to date with all the emerging features and functions of the tool. This guide is designed to present timely tutorials and instructions on how to use EndNote effectively.

What Can EndNote Do for You?

The main functions that EndNote help with (not all) are:

  • Store, organize and manage references including tables, charts/figures, images, and PDFs in one place.
  • Import or search for references from many databases, including PubMed, EBSCOhost databases, OvidSP databases, Web of Science, SCOPUS, and Google Scholar, etc.
  • Create and format bibliographies in a style of your choice.
  • Cite and create reference lists of articles, pictures, tables, etc. in a Word document or documents in other word processors using EndNote’s CWYW feature.
  • Find fulltext articles.
  • Read, annotate, and manage your PDF files
  • Share your library or select group with other researchers from the desktop or online version with up to 100 people.
  • Create a citation report on references imported from Web of Science given you have access to this database.
  • Find a matching journal to submit your paper to publish.