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Inserting citations into Word document

There are a number of ways to insert citations into a Word document using EndNote.

Open a Word document.  Click on the EndNote X7 tab in the Word ribbon. If the tab does not appear go to the Cite While You Write FAQ.

1.  Inserting citations using Find Citations Command:

Click on the top part of the Insert Citation button  endnote insert citation icon on the ribbon. This opens a search window.

Enter the author’s name, title or keyword in the search box, and click Find. EndNote will display the matching references.  For example searching Clayton:

screenshot endnote find & insert reference

The "Find Citations" Search Window

Highlight the required reference and click on the Insert button. This reference will be inserted into your document.  EndNote will instantly format the citation in the text and produce a list of references at the end of the document using the style which is currently selected.

Your document might now look something like this if you inserted the Broadbent citation:

We still know very little about how researchers in many areas identify the information resources that they need (Broadbent, 1986). The available   studies are often localised or discipline-specific. There is a clear and   pressing need for further research in this area, and a need for detailed   longitudinal studies that will help to identify emerging trends.


Broadbent,   E. (1986). A study of humanities faculty library information seeking   behavior.Cataloging and Classification   Quarterly, 6(3), 23-37.

Document with Reference in APA Style

2.  Inserting citations by using Go to EndNote button:

Click on the Go to EndNote button go to endnote icon  on the ribbon and select references directly from your library. Highlight a reference in the library window and return to Word. Then use the bottom of the Insert Citation button on the ribbon and click on the arrow to choose Insert Selected Citation(s):

screensnot endnote insert citation

3.  Inserting citations by selecting references directly in EndNote library:

Use the Insert Citation button  endnote insert citation icon  at the top of the library window to insert the selected citation(s) into your Word document.

Save the changes that you have made to your paper.





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