NIH Library Training Training Description

Training Description

EndNote Desktop: Managing Your Search Results


EndNote is a reference management tool for finding, downloading and organizing references in a personal, searchable database. With EndNote you can import references from online databases such as PubMed and Web of Science; search for and edit references; insert references in manuscripts with Microsoft "Word's Cite While You Write;" create bibliographies; and choose from thousands of journal publishing styles to format references and bibliographies.

Note about platform: This class covers EndNote for Windows using laptops with the Windows operating system. Mac users may request a tutorial for individualized training; select “EndNote: Managing Your Search Results (Mac)” on the Request a Tutorial Web page.

This is an in-person class, but webinar option is available. --Webinar Registration

To register for the in-person class, please follow the link below.

Formats for Training:
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Hands-on. Free. NIH and HHS staff only. NIH staff can register above. HHS staff can email a request to attend the class. Space is limited and registration is required.

  • Create, open and close a library (a collection of references).
  • Create a new reference, edit a reference, and search within EndNote for references.
  • Find and delete duplicate references.
  • Import references from databases such as PubMed and Scopus.
  • Use connection files within EndNote to search PubMed, PsycINFO, Web of Science, and other databases.
  • Use EndNote with Microsoft Word to insert references in a manuscript.
  • Format references and bibliographies to fit different journal styles.
  • Simplify the tasks of finding and managing references.
  • Create libraries of references to meet departmental research interests.
  • Download large sets of references at one time.
  • Insert references in manuscripts and generate bibliographies in any of hundreds of journal styles.
       Who Should Attend:  
NIH staff interested in an introduction to using the software.
       Useful Handouts/Links:

EndNote – Technical Support & Services
Get program patches and updated styles, filters and connection files; view a list of frequently asked questions; review system requirements; access guides and tip sheets; join the EndNote Discussion Forum; and submit requests for new or updated features.

NIH Library EndNote Guide
This guide is a quick reference to most of the EndNote’s frequently used features.

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