While you are writing your paper, you can easily find and insert a citation. The Find operation searches all fields in all references in your library.
- With your Word document open, place the cursor in the location where
the citation should appear.
- Click the Insert Citations button in the EndNote toolbar.
- In the dialog, enter a search term or combination of terms in the Search field. Refer to Search Tips in this topic or search
operators for ways to refine your search.
- Click the Search
- Select the reference. To insert multiple references in one citation,
click each reference while holding the Ctrl key.
- Click the Insert button to insert the standard citation or
choose from these additional options:
- Insert & Exclude Author
- Insert & Exclude Year
The citation appears at the cursor location, formatted according to the
bibliographic style specified. The reference information is also automatically
added to the bibliography.
Note: If you expect to see an in-text citation
but only see the reference in the bibliography, check the bibliographic
style selected in Format Bibliography.
Footnotes and Endnotes
If using footnotes or endnotes, you need to first
use Word to insert the note before using Find Citation(s) in Step 2.
- Select the References tab in Word.
- Click Insert Footnote or Insert Endnote.
- Then proceed with step 2 above.
to modify a citation
- The search term must be a minimum of three
- Using a space between terms acts as an AND
operator and returns references containing all of the words.
- To search for a specific phrase, such as a
title, enclose the phrase in double quotes.