Course Details and Schedule

A first look at EndNote for Mac users - a tool for storing and managing references and creating bibliographies. When you write your own papers and texts using Microsoft Word, you can cite items from your library of references. EndNote automatically manages the layout and appearance of your citations and bibliography.

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Key topics
  • Creating and using a library of references
  • Searching and sorting in a library
  • Connecting to online resources and library databases
  • Downloading (importing) references
  • Organising references into groups
  • Citing references in a document
  • Formatting citations, footnotes and bibliography
  • Using a variety of output styles
Course information
Intended audience Those who are preparing papers, theses, reports and books, and need to manage a collection of references and cite them in their own written work
Prior knowledge No previous knowledge of EndNote, but you need a working knowledge of Word (Word: Fundamentals)
Resources A course book must be purchased when you attend the course (included in the Cost below)
Software EndNote X7
Format Presentation with practical exercises
Further information EndNote versions for Mac or Windows are very similar; this course is presented using Mac, but you can readily transfer what you learn here to use with Windows
Where next? Referencing: EndNote - Building your library (Mac) and Referencing: EndNote - Citations and bibliographies (Mac)
Taught using:
Mac OS 10.10 (Yosemite)

Course provider: IT Learning Programme

What you will need:

BYOD friendly. A computer and software are provided, however you can bring your own with the correct software installed (read our guidance first)


Frequency: Every term. Express an interest in future dates for this course.