Endnote for Researchers in Chemistry
Duration 0.5 days
Training Points 1.0
Team UoN Libraries
Credits 1

Target Audience

Early career researchers, especially those at the beginning of their careers(i.e. postgraduate research students).

This course is designed to introduceyou to the basics of the EndNote software to create a library of references andto automatically build a bibliography/reference list in Word.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of the course, you should be able to:

  • recognise the value of using reference management software (RMS) to keep track of reading materials and to enable effective and consistent referencing
  • recall key characteristics and web locations of various open source RMS packages to enable independent exploration of their features/functionality and determine applicability for personal use
  • apply key functionality within EndNote to effectively save, organise and edit references and to access a range of referencing styles
  • produce accurate and consistent in-text citations and reference lists / bibliographies within academic writing by linking EndNote to a word processing package

 

Description

The course builds on the information given in the 'Researcher InformationSkills' course.

It introduces 'Endnote', a software package which is available to assist you inmanaging references, and will also look at Endnote Online, an alternativeweb-based version of the package.


Process

This is a two hour course consisting of presentation, demonstrations andpractical hands-on exercises.


Tutor

Teaching and Learning Support Librarians.

Pre-Requisites

You will need to have a computer username and password for the Universitynetwork.

You will need to have a general knowledge of referencing and referencingsystems, for instance by consulting the following webpages http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/studyingeffectively/writing/referencing/index.aspx

You can also watch the 25 minute video, EndNote on Windows: The Short Course.

You may find it useful to print off the workbooks that will be used during thecourse:

EndNote X7 workbook

EndNote Online

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