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EndNote 21 : Introducing EndNote 21

EndNote is widely regarded as one of the world's best reference managers. It helps you save time, stay organised, collaborate with colleagues and to get published.

Important Notice

If you are nearly finished with you research project/dissertation/article or have made notable progress, it is better to stay with Mendeley until you are finished. We still offer support in Mendeley and Zotero and you are welcome to contact us with any of your referencing concerns.

Important for macOS users

Apple's macOS versions 10.12 (Sierra), 10.13 (High Sierra), 10.14 (Mojave), 10.15 (Catalina), 11 (Big Sur), 12 (Monterey)  and 13 (Ventura) contain features to save the contents of the Desktop and Documents folders in iCloud and to "optimize" storage by storing less-used files only in iCloud online. EndNote libraries stored in iCloud, even when existing on both the hard drive and online, are subject to corruption over time. If you choose to store your documents in iCloud, we suggest creating a separate folder in your Home folder dedicated to saving your EndNote libraries there.  Do not store EndNote libraries in iCloud or any other cloud-syncing folder; do not store EndNote libraries in the Documents folder if you have selected the option to synchronize documents in iCloud.

You can find more information on these features on the Apple support site at these locations.

General library safety notes

  • EndNote libraries consist of two parts: the enl file and the Data folder. You must keep these two components together at all times; both are essential for the library to work correctly.

  • Keep EndNote libraries on your computer's local hard drive. Storing and editing libraries on a network drive can lead to corruption and performance issues.

  • You should never store active EndNote libraries inside cloud-syncing folders such as Dropbox, OneDrive, Box, SugarSync and others. Syncing folders such as these will significantly increase your chances of encountering library corruption.

  • Though not a requirement, we recommend uninstalling your previous version of EndNote before installing a new version.

  • Synchronize references in EndNote libraries between desktop and laptop computers, an EndNote Web library and an iPhone or iPad using Sync.

  • Share complete EndNote libraries with other EndNote desktop users through EndNote Sync and Library Sharing.

Introducing EndNote 21

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EndNote 21 Features

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    Insert in-text citations from your library with the Cite While You Write feature in Microsoft® Word.

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    Automatically build your bibliography using the library of 7,000+ output styles or your own customized style.

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    Ensure your bibliography is accurate with refreshed journal and referencing styles.

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    Search hundreds of online resources for references and PDFs.

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    Access full text research articles with one click.

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    Easily read, review, annotate and search PDFs in your library.

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    Create rules to automatically organize references as you write.

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    Keep your data accurate with automatic reference and link updating.

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    Quickly deduplicate the content in your library by searching on unique identifiers.

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    Access your research anytime, anywhere from the cloud. Move seamlessly between online and the desktop and iPad applications.

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    Share some or all of your library with collaborators worldwide.

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    Provide write or read-only access to your library.

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    Use the new Tabs feature for easier multitasking.

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    Track your teammates’ changes and view their activity in your shared library.

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    Match your paper with relevant, reputable journals using Manuscript Matcher.

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    Conduct large-scale literature reviews with ease and speed using the powerful analysis tools.

 

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