This page includes instructions on how to set up a library, add references to a library and organize your library references into groups. Instructions are organized by Microsoft and Apple OS platforms. NOTE: to access EndNote functions on Apple close your browser and click on the EN Icon. The EndNote taskbar will appear along the top of you screen
A Library is similar to a file or a relational database. Think of a name for your library and where you’d like to store it. To Create a Library:
The next step is to create or import references into your new library.
You can create complete citations in each reference including information from Author Names to custom fields like PMCID numbers.
See the "Adding References" Tab above.
Remeber: A citation should have all the information needed to find it.
Note: This information along with how to set up groups in EndNote Web libraries is also in the EndNote Web page, (see the tab above).
Setting up groups attached to libraries is an excellent way of organizing your library references. For example, you can set up a group for each author in your library. When you add references from your library into a group the reference is copied into the group and still remains in your library. When you change a reference in the library the change is made in the reference in the group. When you make a change in the group reference it is automatically changed in the library reference.
Once you have created you group(s) it's time to copy references from your main library into a group.
To set up a group:
Copying references from you main library into a group: