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IE 4370: Probabilistic Operations Research: Citing Sources

This guide was created for Dr. Sasha Dong's IE 4370 class.

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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
    This guide provides descriptions what the major menu items in EndNote do.
  • 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