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EndNote: Getting Started


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Endnote X8 is a software program which allows you to create your own personal Endnote Library of references. 

EndNote's main functions are:

  • Database manager: stores, manages and searches for your references.
  • Bibliography maker: builds lists of references cited in a paper and at the click of a button will create the bibliography in a number of different styles.
  • Data importer: enables the importing of references from other databases into an EndNote library.

Download Endnote

As ECU staff and students, you are entitled to install Endnote on your home system.

You can get the software either by borrowing the CD from the library, or by downloading the software from ECU's software download service.  Endnote is available for Window's PCs and Mac.

APA Referencing

Referencing is a formal, systematic way of acknowledging sources that you have used in your assignments or written essays and a way of formatting references so that they can be easily traced. The referencing style generally used at ECU is the APA style, 6th ed. 2010.

ECU Library Referencing Guide

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