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Citation Management Software: Organizing References

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

Organizing References

Create and Manage Reference Groups

In EndNote Online, references can be organized into Groups

  • Log-in to EndNote Online
  • Click Organize then select Manage My Groups
  • Click New group 
  • Enter the group name and click OK
    • Follow the same instructions to Rename or Delete a group
EndNote Online Create a Group


Share Groups with Other Researchers

  • Click Manage Sharing 
  • Click Start sharing this group 
  • Enter the email addresses of  your collaborators and click Apply
    • Your collaborators must also have access to Endnote Online
Managing Groups

Add References to a Group

  • Check the boxes next to the references you want to organize
  • Click the Add to Group drop-down box
  • Select an existing group or click New Group
Adding to Groups

Find Duplicates

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