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EndNote: Inserting citations and bibliographies

EndNote20 Tab in Word

Insert citations and bibliographies in Word

After installing EndNote Desktop, you will see an EndNote tab in the Microsoft Word tool bar. By using the Cite While You Write (CWYW) function, you can insert citations into your Word documents.

  1. Place the cursor where you want the citation to appear.
  2. In the EndNote ribbon, click “Insert Citation”. 
  3. The "Find & Insert My References" window will appear, enter keywords to find your desired citation from your desktop libraries or shared groups.
  4. Select the citation (hold down the Control Key for multiple selections), click “Insert” to add your selection to the document.
  5. The citation(s) will appear in the document and a reference list will be generated automatically.

Insert citation 1


Insert citation 2