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EndNote: the Basics

Attaching PDFs

To attach a PDF document to a citation record:

  1. Double-click on the citation record to which you want to attach a PDF
  2. Then click on the paper clip icon on the upper toolbar and select a PDF document to attach.


Downloading PDFs

When trying to find full-text, please keep in mind that this feature works ONLY with databases which are either open access or to which Tufts has a subscription AND which support the OpenURL protocol.  It may not work reliably when using EndNote from outside the Tufts network.

  1. In the command bar on the upper left-side of the screen, select Edit >>Preferences >> Find Full Text. Then:
    • Select all four checkboxes for Find Full Text.
    • In the OpenURL Path field, enter the following: 
    • Click OK
  2. Select one or more references and right-click to select the Find Full Text... menu option  – or -  click on the Find Full Text icon on the upper toolbar.