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EndNote@HKU: EndNote 20 Desktop

EndNote Desktop

What is EndNote?

EndNote is a bibliographical management tool designed to help you to:

  • organize bibliographic references
  • search and retrieve relevant citations
  • create in-text citations while writing papers
  • develop a personal library of references
  • format citations for papers
  • build a bibliography

HKU has signed a site licence agreement with EndNote, which permits all current HKU staff and students to use the software both on campus and at home. Upon accepting the agreement in the request form, HKU staff and students must abide by the Conditions of Use of the EndNote software.

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ILT02 eLearning@HKUL:
Manage Citation with EndNote

Enroll to this self-paced online workshop which offers basic and advanced skills to build and manage your EndNote 20 library

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How to use EndNote 20?

How to use EndNote 20?

  1. Download and install EndNote (Windows) (Macintosh)
  2. Create an EndNote library
  1. Manual input: Manually enter record information, such as author, title, to an EndNote library.
  2. Direct export: Search a database, and then choose records for export to an EndNote library. Available in selected databases:
  1. Basic skills
  1. Managing PDF files
  1. Managing a large EndNote library
  1. Word

An Overview of EndNote

A fast overview of the most popular features in EndNote for Windows and macOS. For more EndNote video tutorials, please visit YouTube Channel: EndNote Videos or EndNote Training site.

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