EndNote is a powerful software program that collects, stores and organizes references for books, journal articles, and other materials that you've collected and then automatically converts those references into a properly formatted bibliography. It is fairly easy to use, reliable, and well-documented. EndNote can:
Alongside tracking literature citations, EndNote stores references to figures and tables as well as links to websites and downloaded Acrobat pdf files. It provides Unicode support for foreign languages for processing and displaying multilingual text. In addition, EndNote provides a high level of customizability, both for the EndNote interface and for your references and reports. All these features make your research and writing process more efficient.
Available in both Windows and Macintosh editions, EndNote is a software program that you purchase and install on your own computer. Current Tufts' students, faculty, researchers, and staff can arrange for an EndNote installation on their own personal computers by Tufts Technology Services (the installation must be removed if your Tufts affiliation ends). Software licenses can be purchased from the EndNote website; through this site,you also can download a trial version.
Note: While the Tufts Library staff provides training in, and consultation about, the general use of EndNote and compatible databases, it does not provide IT support or assistance with technical issues involving your computer, browser, or word-processing software. It does not provide users with EndNote licenses and EndNote is not installed in any shared computers in Tisch Library. For assistance with such issues, contact EndNote's own technical support.
The first step in working with EndNote is to create your own EndNote library. To do this: