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IE 5398 C: Data Intensive Analysis and Simulation: Cite Your Sources

This guide was created for Dr. Jimenez's Industrial Engineering class.

Installing EndNote for:

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EndNote 20 is coming soon! Visit the EndNote website to see how EndNote 20 desktop software compares to the previous versions.

Because many faculty, staff, and students are in the process of transitioning from RefWorks to EndNote this spring, the University Libraries and ITAC will roll out the new version of the desktop software--plus new training material--in fall 2021. EndNote 20 will have a visual upgrade but its functionality will remain mostly the same as X9, so you can continue to download, use, and learn more about EndNote X9 and EndNote Online until the new version is available to you. Your existing library will transfer over whenever you choose to install the updated software. Contact Ask a Librarian with any questions.


EndNote X9

EndNote Training Guides

  • Training Resources
  • Information on using EndNote, with links to resources.
  • X9 User Guide
    This shows how to use many of the most popular features in EndNote, with step-by-step instructions and screenshots for almost every step.
  • Menus Guide
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  • YouTube Channel
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Help Guides for:  X8 | X7 | X6

Understanding a Journal Citation

You'll see something like this:

It's important to know the parts of a citation so you can interpret it correctly. You must have at least the Journal name, volume, issue, and page number to be able to locate the article.

EndNote X9 Features:

  • Search hundreds of online resources for references and PDFs

  • Find full text for references in one click

  • Read, review, annotate and search PDFs

  • Create rules to automatically organize references as you work

  • Keep your data accurate with automatic reference and link updating

  • Share a library or just a portion with new group collaboration options

  • Provide write or read only access to your library

  • Build your bibliography using the latest reference types

  • Ensure bibliographic accuracy with refreshed journal and referencing styles

  • Track your teammates’ changes and view their activity on your shared library

  • Access research from your desktop, online, or your iPad