There are many different kinds of reference management software available. Some are free, some require a license. Here, we compare four common software packages:
Installing the software
EndNote: free for our UGent students and staff (go to Athena)
Zotero: free (open source)
Mendeley: free ...
It is possible to add the same (filled out) field to multiple references at the same time. This is a handy feature when you want to add the name of database your references come from or if you want to add tags like "read," "to read," etc.
Before you do ...
You can back up your EndNote library by making a Compressed Library.
When you incorporate your EndNote library (.enl file) and your associated data folder (.data file), you create a Compressed Library. It is a smaller file than the .enl file and .data file combined and can be easily stored ...
You can make groups in EndNote to structure your citations. There are three different groups:
a Group: you can add citations manually
a Smart Group: citations are added automatically
a Group Set: a cluster of (Smart) groups
If you want to make a group to which you can add ...
You can share (parts of) your EndNote desktop library with up to 99 colleagues or peers.
Back up your library
First, you need to back up your library.
Make an online EndNote account
Make an online EndNote account by registering here
Use your UGent e-mail account so EndNote recognises ...
1. Open EndNote via Athena
If you've never used Athena on this device before, install the Citrix client: https://helpdesk.ugent.be/athena/en/ica.php
2. Click in EndNote on File > New
3. Save the library on your H:Drive, preferably in a separate folder
You can always access your H:drive via Athena, whether ...
You can import up to 500 references at the same time from Web of Science into your EndNote library.
To do this, enter your search query and click "Save to EndNote Desktop"
You will see a pop-up where you can enter the amount of references you want to import. If ...
You can personalise the fields in EndNote in two different ways.
You can choose which reference type is your preferred default, e.g: Journal Article. You can also choose which fields a certain reference type needs.
Open EndNote via Athena
Click Edit > Preferences, click on the tab "Reference ...
"Traveling Library" refers to the citations that are embedded in a Word document. You can:
Send the Traveling Library to your publisher, alongside your manuscript
Export the Traveling Library from a Word document of a colleague
Export a Traveling Library
Go to Athena via Athena
Open your paper either via ...
Ghent University has a license for EndNote desktop and has access to Web of Science.
Cite While You Write
Web of Science data and links
EndNote basic users
Limited feature set
EndNote basic & Web of Science users