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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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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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Trip Database: Freely-Available Search Engine for Evidence-Based Practice

Trip is a clinical search engine designed to allow users to quickly and easily find and use high-quality research evidence to support their practice and/or care. Trip came into existence in 1997 as Turning Research Into Practice. 100 million searches … 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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RefWorks and Mac OS Yosemite (10.10)

This information is from the University of Virginia Library: “If your new Mac has the Yosemite operating system, when you download WNC 4 be sure to select WNC4 version 4.4.1225 as this is compatible with OSX 10.10.  This is the … Continue reading

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Using Papers 3 (Mekentosj) for Collaboration: Papers Online

Though Mekentosj’s Papers application can be considered a reference manager, allowing you to cite research sources and format a bibliography, its greatest strength is its use as an online system to help you effectively manage research collections. Papers 3 for … Continue reading

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Using Zotero for Collaboration

Zotero is a free, easy-to-use application to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. In our experience one of its strengths is the option to create shared libraries, known as Groups, allowing you to collaborate with other … Continue reading

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Using EndNote for Collaboration: EndNote Basic (aka EndNote Web)

A previous post outlined a simple way to share references using EndNote’s “traveling library” features. However, EndNote Basic (previously known as EndNote Web) offers more sophisticate features for sharing references with colleagues. Just to remind you, there are now two … Continue reading

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Learn to Use RefWorks with these Online Tutorials

Don’t have time to attend a RefWorks class? Forget how to use it? There is now a series of superb short online tutorials that cover everything that RefWorks does, from adding references and linking PDFs to creating a bibliography.   … Continue reading

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