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EndNote

Getting started

Go to the EndNote applicationBlank EndNote library

Select Create a new library.

  1. Go to File > New… (give it a unique name)
  2. Choose a location to save & open your Library eg Documents.
  3. Click Save.

A blank EndNote Library will open

Find full text screenshotNSLHD Libraries - find full-text settings 

Go to Edit > Preferences 

Tick all the checkboxes and copy and paste the links below into the relevant boxes

OpenURL Path

https://nslhd.ovidds.com/resolver/full?output=full&?sid=

Authenticate with URL

https://go.openathens.net/redirector/nslhd.health.nsw.gov.au?url=https%3A%2F%2Fnslhd.ovidds.com%2Fauthentication%2Flogin%3FreturnUrl%3D%252Fpages%252F5005

Click on Apply and OK

See next tab to learn how to use the Find full text PDFs function

Note: not all PDFs can be attached using this method. See Attaching PDFs (4th tab) for further instructions.

EndNote finds and attaches full-text PDFs to citations that NSLHD Libraries has access to. Set up the Find full-text settings first (see previous tab).Find full text PDF icon

  • Highlight all citations (CTRL+A)
  • Click Find Full Text icon

View or search the full text article and any personal notes added to the citation if a PDF is attached:

  • click on the citation 
  • click on Attach File - the paper clip
  • attach the PDF previously downloaded to the desktop or folder. 
  • click Open
  • CTRL+S to Save

EndNote Library and .data folderEach EndNote Library consists of 2 items:

  •  Library file (with the extension .enl)
  •  Data folder (with the extension .data). 

EndNote compressed library iconAlways backup the EndNote Library using the Compressed Library option.

While EndNote Library is open, go to File > Compressed Library > Select with or without attachments. The file extension changes to .enlx (Archived EndNote Library) and the icon shows a clamp.

  • Library file (with the extension .enlx) 

Do not store an active EndNote Library in cloud storage or shared drives (such as Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive, iCloud, (H:) or (I:) drives etc).

NSLHD Libraries
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