Tag: refer

Citation software: comparing EndNote, Zotero, Mendeley, and Jabref

There are many different kinds of reference management software available. Some are free, some require a license. Here, we compare four common software packages: EndNote Zotero Mendeley Jabref Installing the software Price EndNote: free for our UGent students and staff (go to Athena) Zotero: free (open source) Mendeley: free ...    Read more

Citing: how to do it correctly

Correctly referencing your sources is essential in academic writing (bachelor paper, master thesis, PhD dissertation). There are many different styles of referencing, depending on your field of study or the journal. Contact your supervisor to find out which style is expected or look it up on your faculty’s website.The ...    Read more


These are all unique identifiers that refer to a specific source. Based on these identifiers, you will always be able to find the full and correct bibliographical information. A DOI or Digital Object Identifier is a code distributed by the International DOI Foundation, or IDF. It can refer to ...    Read more

Endnote: find and remove duplicates

You can find duplicates of references when you click References > Find Duplicates. You will get a pop-up where you can compare possible duplicates. If there are fields that differ, they will be lit up in red. You can choose to keep one ('Keep this reference') or both references (Skip).    Read more

EndNote: how do you add information to a set of references?

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 ...    Read more

EndNote: how do you make a group?

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 Group If you want to make a group to which you can add ...    Read more

EndNote: how do you share your library?

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 ...    Read more

EndNote: how to create a library

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 ...    Read more

EndNote: how to import multiple references from Web of Science

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 ...    Read more

EndNote: how to personalise your reference fields

You can personalise the fields in EndNote in two different ways. Reference types 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 ...    Read more

EndNote: what is a Traveling Library?

"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 ...    Read more

EndNote: what is it?

EndNote is a software supporting: information management:  collect information in one place, group in a relevant structure, comment, add keywords and much more add references, footnotes an a bibliography: add references in a text, using the correct reference style ("output style"), make or change reference styles, set up bibliographic lists ...    Read more

EndNote: what is your library's capacity?

Ghent University has a license for EndNote desktop and has access to Web of Science.   Reference File attachment Cite While You Write Bibliographic styles Web of Science data and links EndNote basic users 50.000 2GB Limited feature set 21 No EndNote basic & Web of Science users 50.000 ...    Read more

Paraphrase: how to

You paraphrase when you explain another author’s idea(s) in your own words, often with added context. Extract the gist. For example, one of the main arguments in Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own (1929) is: women have the right to education. When you paraphrase this, you might write ...    Read more