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Illinois Tech Library Guides
Set Up EndNoteWeb!
- Go to the EndNoteWeb page and register for a login. You must use your IIT e-mail address.
- Once you are logged in, you can install the following items from EndNoteWeb
- Recommended: The "Cite While You Write" plugin that works with Microsoft Word (Windows and Mac) to organize and format your citations.
- An extension for FireFox that will allow you to easily add citations from databases to your account (Note: as of March 2001 this is new and pretty buggy).
- Connect EndNoteWeb to the IIT library catalog:
- Log into EndNoteWeb.
- Click the "Collect" tab. The "Online Search" window will display.
- Click the "Select Favorites" link.
- Find the "Illinois IT" item in the listbox, then click the "Copy to Favorites" button. Illinois IT will now be displayed in the My Favorites column.
- Click the "Hide" link to close the window.
- Now when you select a database to search, only the IIT catalog should display as below:
Add Citations with EndNoteWeb
1. Collect a Database Citation
This option works with any EBSCO database: Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, PSYCInfo, Avery, etc.
- Go to the Academic Search Premier database.
- Search for any article.
- In the article entry, click the link. Select the "Direct Export to EndNote Web" option.
- Click the Save button.
- If you are not already logged into EndNoteWeb, you will be asked to log in. Click on the "My References" tab to see your citation.
2. Collect a Library Catalog Citation
- Log into EndNoteWeb.
- Click the "Collect" tab. The Online Search window will display.
- Select the "Illinois IT" item from the list of connections. (The first section tells you how to set this up as a favorite.)
- In the first line enter green chemistry
- In the second line, enter Anastas
- Perform the search. You should see several results.
- Select the checkbox of one or more of the resulting titles.
- In the listbox: , select the "New Group" option.
- Enter a name for your group.
- Go to the "My References" tab. You should see your new citations.
3. Use EndNoteWeb Citations with Microsoft Word
- Open MS Word to a blank document.
- Type some text (we'll pretend that you have a citation to enter here) .
- Select the EndNoteWeb plug-in. (in MS Word 2010, it appears as a separate tab.)
- Click the "Find Citations" option in the plugin. A search box will display.
- Enter a word that exists in one of your citations, such as "chemistry" and click Find. You should see some results.
- Select one of the options and click Insert. The citation is added with the citation style that is currently set.
- Let's change the citation style. From this listbox: , select the "Select Another Style..." option.
- Select a common citation style, such as ACS or MLA.
- Click OK and see that your citation style changes.