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Research Guides

Citation Management Software: Organizing References

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

Organizing References

Organizing References in EndNote Web

  • Click on Organize, then click Manage My Groups to create, rename, or delete groups.
  • To share groups with other researchers, click on the box under Share for the selected groups, then click on Manage Sharing and enter the email addresses of collaborators.  Your collaborators must also have Endnote Web access.
Managing Groups


  • New references are in the Unfiled folder (under All My References). To organize them, click All, and add the references to a new group or to an existing group.
Adding to Groups


Finding Duplicates

  • Click on Organize, then Find Duplicates to check your EndNote Library for duplicate citations.
  • References that are checked and have a yellow background are identified as duplicates and can be deleted by clicking on Delete.