EndNote is a program that can help you manage citations for your research projects. It can automate much of the work of organizing and formatting citations and bibliographies in your writing. EndNote can connect to online sources such as GIL and article databases, output results in over 1,000 different bibliographic styles.
There are two versions of EndNote, a standalone desktop version and a web based-version called EndNote Web. Once you have created your EndNote Web account, you can sync your libraries so a change in one will automatically be reflected in the other. See the EndNote Web tab for additional information on how to set up that account.
Georgia State University has a license for EndNote which allows students, faculty and staff to download a copy for free.
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If you've downloaded EndNote for Windows you must follow the installation instructions below, otherwise you may be prompted for a product key.
Exporting References from Databases
Most of the Georgia State University Library's databases, including GIL-Find, the catalog, support the direct export function. This is the easiest and most efficient way of adding references to your EndNote library. Every database works a little differently, but most databases can export to EndNote with these general steps:
Adding References Manually
The most basic way to enter a reference is by typing it in. Click References-->New Reference.
Here are some tips to keep in mind when manually entering a reference:
List of Databases