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EndNote

Guidance on using EndNote software at the University of Adelaide

Creating an EndNote library

To create your EndNote library:

  1. Go to the programs menu on your computer, find and click on the EndNote program to open it.
  2. You may see pop-up windows about creating an EndNote account, etc. – these can be ignored at this stage.
  3. Click File > New.
  4. Decide what to save your library as.
    The default name is "My EndNote Library" but you can change this to something more relevant/personal.
  5. Choose where to save your library.
    The default location is the "Documents" folder. On University of Adelaide computers, the documents folder is part of your U: drive and is backed up daily by ITDS. You can select a different location if you wish.

IMPORTANT: Never store your EndNote library in cloud-syncing folders such as Dropbox, OneDrive, iCloud, Box, SugarSync, etc. This is because syncing folders will corrupt EndNote libraries over time.