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About David

David is the Education & Information Consultant, Basic Sciences

Need to Know More About Mendeley?

If you’re interested in learning more about Mendeley, or need access to help tutorials or guides, you should look at this new Mendeley  Resource Center site:  

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EndNote Word Plug-In Not Compatible with Office 2016 on Mac

From EndNote’s website: “Cite While You Write is not currently compatible with Office 2016 on Macintosh. We are actively developing a patch for EndNote X7 to fix this compatibility issue. We anticipate this free update to X7 to be ready … Continue reading

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Papers Reference Management Software Now Available via a Subscription Plan

Papers is a popular reference/document manager.                   Previously you had to make a one-time purchase of the software. Now, however, it’s available through a yearly or monthly subscription. If you’re interested in using … Continue reading

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Apple’s “El Capitan” OS, Word 2016 and EndNote Problems?

New students are beginning to appear having problems using EndNote for the Mac  with Apple’s latest OS release, El Capitan. We’re trying to pinpoint the problem and see if there’s a solution. It may just be incompatibility issues with Word … Continue reading

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EndNote Library Sharing

EndNote now makes collaboration easier by allowing you to share your library with colleagues. Sharing relies on syncing your desktop library with the online version of EndNote (EndNote Basic/Online/Web), so you must first set up your online EndNote account and … Continue reading

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Looking for Journal Impact Factors?

Journal Citation Reports (JCR) ® is a comprehensive and unique resource that allows you to evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from over 11,000 scholarly and technical journals from more than 3,300 publishers in over 80 countries. It … Continue reading

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EndNote Basic/Online Quick Reference Guide

EndNote “basic” (formerly known as EndNote Web or EndNote online) is a free  online version of EndNote that complements the desktop version.  It is a simplified stripped-down version and is not designed to replace the more comprehensive desktop application. With EndNote basic … Continue reading

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Creating a “Watch Folder” in EndNote

A “watch folder” is  a feature that will automatically import all PDF files saved in a chosen folder from your hard drive to your library when you open EndNote. To use this feature follow these steps: Select PDF Handling from … Continue reading

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EndNote Plug-In for Apple Pages Word Processor

If you’re using Apple’s Pages  instead of MS Word you’ll have to install the Pages EndNote plug-in if you want to cite references and create a bibliography: More information here Note that there are versions available for Pages 5.0 or … Continue reading

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Getting RefWorks’ Write-n-Cite to Work on the Mac

If you’re using Write-n-Cite/ProQuest for Word on a Mac with the Mavericks or Yosemite operating systems you may have trouble getting it to format your bibliography. You can easily fix this by downloading and installing Java 6 from the Apple … Continue reading

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