This comprehensive EndNote Essential course from Lynda.com will get you up and running with the desktop version of EndNote X8 for Windows users.
In addition to completing the above course we recommend that you watch the following videos for supplementary help
Please note - the videos below were recorded using Endnote X7. The main difference is that the appearance of the icons has changed. The icons have the same names and functions, and appear in the same order. Hover over the icons to see their names. We will replace these with videos using EndNote X8 as they become available.
Creating and keeping an up to date back-up (01:03min) - this is essential!
Export from COPAC to Endnote (01:00min) - COPAC cross-searches the catalogues of major UK and Irish libraries including may universities, national libraries and specialist libraries. This would be more straight forward that the ISBN search suggested in the Lynda.com course
We recommend that you start by following the EndNote Essential course in the box at the top of the page as the programme icons are similar and more intuitive for Windows and MAC users. In addition there are specific tutorials for MAC users on the EndNote Training YouTube channel
How to Use EndNote in 6 Minutes: Macintosh - A short introductory 5.19 minute video to EndNote X8
EndNote X8 on Macintosh: The Short Course - A 24 minute class covering the basics of using EndNote X8 on the Macintosh.
Insert footnotes in Word (03:41min) - required for some referencing styles including MHRA, OSCOLA and Chicago
Remove Endnote coding and convert to plain text - EndNote X8 (watching from 03.52 minutes into this class recording video) - Sometimes you may need to provide supervisors or publishers Word documents that do not include EndNote fieldcodes.
Categorise your reference list - EndNote X8 (watching from 0.22 minutes into this class recording video) - two methods to divide your bibliography into sections e.g. primary sources, secondary sources etc
Please note - some of the videos were recorded using Endnote X7. The main difference is that the appearance of the icons has changed. The icons have the same names and functions, and appear in the same order. Hover over the icons to see their names. We will replace these with videos using EndNote X8 as they become available.
If you have done the online training and need more specific help or help with resolving a problem using EndNote, one-to-one troubleshooting sessions are available via Library Deskside Training.