Cite While You Write (CWYW)

Slow Citation Insertion

May 12, 2011

Slow insertion of citations can be a problem – especially with long documents. This is in part because by default EndNote not only inserts the bibliography (as in older versions) – but also creates a hidden hyperlink from each citation...Read more

How Do I Safely Remove, Move Or Modify Citations?

February 20, 2011

Removing or Moving Citations It is very important that EndNote citations are not deleted, moved or edited using Word. This is to minimise the chance or of corrupting your document or library. Instructions for safely editing citations for Word...Read more

Why Do The Changes I Type Into My Citations/Bibliography Keep Disappearing?

February 19, 2011

When EndNote updates your citations/bibliography it will remove any text you have entered manually. This is because EndNote inserts the information from your Library directly into the document each time you open or update it. To edit this...Read more

How Do I Remove Author Initials From My In-Text Citation?

February 17, 2011

Some citation styles (including APA 6th) include initials to differentiate between the authors. This should happen when you have two different authors with the same surname. In this case these are correct citations and the initials do not need to be...Read more

How Do I Activate The Shading Of The EndNote Text?

February 17, 2011

EndNote uses field codes to work with Word. It is useful to activate the field code shading in Word to make the EndNote text easier to see and so to avoid accidently editing or deleting it. Below are instructions for different versions of Word...Read more

How Do I Manage My Thesis Chapters With EndNote?

February 14, 2011

The Library recommends that those working on long documents (such as a book or thesis) should do the following to make it easier to manage and minimise formatting issues: use only one EndNote library for the whole thesis/book use one document...Read more

How Do I Remove The Endnote Code To Create A Plain Word Document?

February 12, 2011

A Word document with Cite-While-You-Write references contains hidden codes that allow Word and EndNote to interact. It is possible to remove these to create a document that is ‘plain text’ Word document. If you are submitting an item for...Read more

Why Isn’t The EndNote Toolbar/Tab Appearing?

February 11, 2011

Occasionally the EndNote Cite-While-You-Write function may not install automatically. However, it can be manually installed. For Microsoft Word instructions, see the EndNote web site. PC users of OpenOffice.org (or LibreOffice) Writer 3+ should see...Read more

How Do I Get My Journal Names To Abbreviate Or Show The Full Journal Name?

January 28, 2011

If you want EndNote to include journal title abbreviations in your bibliography (rather than the full title – or vice versa), you will need to add the appropriate abbreviations into EndNote and then tell EndNote to use those, rather than the...Read more

Entering Group or Organisational Authors

January 25, 2011

In order to get a corporate author to display correctly in EndNote you need to type the name in full and add a comma at the end: e.g. Massey University, To correctly display a two part corporate author, add an extra comma after the first comma...Read more