EndNote X8 is available free to members of the Yale community. To get started, download the software from the Yale ITS software library.
To get the most out of EndNote, also:
1. Create an account to later access your library from other devices and collaborate with other users.
2. Set up Find Full Text to easily access full-text resources.
3. Set up Cite While You Write to integrate seamlessly with Microsoft Word or Apple Pages.
EndNote is a commercial citation management software package produced by Clarivate Analytics, the owners of the database Web of Science. It is a commercial program that Yale licenses for the members of its community.
Conduct a search in your favorite database.
Select which resources you want to export. After you’ve checked your boxes, locate and click ‘Export’, ‘Send to’ or ‘Download’.
Select “Citation Manager”, or sometimes there will even be a specific option for EndNote. To be compatible with EndNote, you’ll need to download file formats such as .nbib, .ciw or .txt with a filter installed.
Open the downloaded file and enjoy your new citations!