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EndNote (Desktop): 1. Adding Citations (Method 1)

Use this guide to get started using the desktop version of EndNote.

Simple Step-By-Step

Adding a Citation with the Find Citation Command: (MS Word 2010)

1. In your Word Document, select the EndNote X6 tab

2. Click on the Insert Citation button (the magnifying glass icon)

3. In the pop-up box, enter search terms to locate the reference - keywords, author, etc.

4. Click Find

5. Select the correct reference from your search results

6. Click Insert to insert the citation normally

  • Click the small arrow on the Insert button to insert the citation in a different format

*NOTE: The EndNote Library you're using must also be open

Adding Citations with Find Citation Command

There are two ways to add in-text citations to your paper with EndNote - both methods do the same thing in the end, but the one you use is up to you. This tutorial by EndNote shows you how to use the "Find Citation" command in MS Word 2010.

From The Experts

To use the Find Citation command in older versions of MS Word, follow these steps:

1. In your Word document, select Tools → EndNote X6 → Find Citation(s)

2. In the pop-up box, enter search terms to locate the reference - keywords, author, etc.

3. Click Find

4. Select the correct reference from your search results

5. Click Insert

*NOTE: The EndNote Library you're using must also be open