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EndNote (Desktop): Configuring a Bibliography

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

Simple Step-By-Step

Configuring a Bibliography with the Citation Command

  1. In your Word Document, select the "EndNote" ribbon

  2. Click on the small arrow at the bottom of the "Bibliography" section to open up the "Configure Bibliography" command pop-up window

  3. Use the "Format Bibliography" tab in the window to change the citation style for the entire paper

  4. Use the "Layout" tab to edit the font and spacing for the bibliography, as well as to insert a title for the bibliography

  5. Click the "OK" tab

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

Configure Bibliography

The designated EndNote output style (e.g., APA 7th) dictates most in-text citations and bibliography formatting. However, you can customize document specific settings using the Configure Bibliography feature.

EndNote 21 (Windows) Quick Reference Guide Collection
See page 2 for Cite While You Write: Configure Bibliography

EndNote 20 (Windows: Configure Bibliography)
See the video tutorial below