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Citation Management Software: Adding New References

A guide to the commonly used citation - or reference - management software available to the U-Idaho community.

Adding New References

Add EndNote "Capture" Browser Extension

This browser extension creates an EndNote Online toolbar that allows you to capture online references and save them directly to your EndNote Online library.

  • Log-in to EndNote Online and click Downloads
  • Drag the Capture Reference button to your Bookmarks Bar

Add References using the Capture Reference Button

  • Navigate to an article, webpage, etc. you'd like to save
  • Click the Capture Reference button
  • Follow the on-screen instructions
    • Log-in to EndNote Online if prompted
  • The EndNote Connector will automatically add the reference to your EndNote Online library

Add References from Web of Science

  • Navigate to Web of Science
  • Check the boxes next to the desired references
  • Click Export.
  • Select EndNote Online
  • Confirm export details and click Export 
    • References will be sent directly to the Unfiled group in EndNote Online
Web of Science Export Options

Add References from an EBSCO Database

  • Navigate to an EBSCO database, such as Academic Search Premier
  • Select references by clicking the Add to Folder icon
EBSCO Search Results
  • Click the Folder icon at the top of the page
  • Check the boxes next to the desired references and click Export
EBSCO Folder View
  • Select Direct Export to EndNoteWeb and click Save 
    • References will be sent directly to the Unfiled group in EndNote Online
EBSCO Export

Add References Manually

  • From EndNote Online, click Collect, then New Reference
  • In the Reference Type drop-down box, select the type of reference, such as a book, blog, journal article, website, etc.
  • Fill in the appropriate bibliographic fields and click Save
Manual Entry EndNote Web