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EndNote (Desktop): 4. Formating Bibliographies

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

Simple Step-By-Step

Formatting a Bibliography with the Citation Command: (MS Word 2010)

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

2. Expand the Edit Bibliography command by clicking on the small arrow at the bottom of the Bibliography section of the EndNote X6 toolbar

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

4. Use the Layout tab to edit the font and spacing for the bibliography

5. Click OK

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

Formatting the Bibliography

Special steps are needed to make stylistic changes to your bibliography, such as spacing, indentation or font. Note that if you need to make corrective edits, like spelling errors, you need to make these in the reference in EndNote.

From The Experts

To use the Edit Bibliography command in older versions of MS Word, watch this tutorial or follow these steps:

1. In your Word document, select Tools → EndNote X6 → Format Bibliography

2. Use the Format Bibliography tab to change the citation style for the entire paper

3. Use the Layout tab to edit the font and spacing for the bibliography

4. Click OK

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