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Wiki Pages: EndNote X3 for Mac OS X

What is EndNote, how can it help me, and how can I get it?
EndNote® is a powerful software application that is used to manage personal databases of citations from sources such as journals, books or web sites.  EndNote is compatible with most of the major UK Libraries databases.  Selected database references can be easily downloaded into EndNote.  Bibliographies and manuscripts can be created
using EndNote, then formatted in a wide range of publication styles, including APA, MLA, Chicago and most major medical journals.
 
A campus-wide EndNote site license allows all current University of Kentucky faculty, students, and staff to download the latest version of EndNote from a secure campus server at the following URL:
https://download.uky.edu
 
Authentication, via Link Blue, is required to download the software.  The easiest way to find EndNote after log-in to the Download site is to type the word EndNote in the gray search box.  Be sure to comply with all legal provisions required by the site license.
 
More information about using EndNote is available through the Medical Center Libraries at the following website http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=282&llib_id=12&ltab_id=640.
 
Important Note About EndNote X3
You should Backup your EndNote Libraries to a secure location, and uninstall any previous version of EndNote before continuing.
 
Selecting the default install options for EndNote X3 only loads 100 Output Styles. EndNote has a total of over 3K total Styles. UK researchers publish in hundreds of journals. They are accustomed to being able to select their needed journals from the big list. The “Top 100 Styles” doesn’t come close to meeting the needs of major research institutions. The same “Top 100” approach also exists for Filters and Connections and will also frustrate UK users.
 
The following instructions will help you to install EndNote X3 will all styles, filters and conenctions.
Important Notes:
  • You will need Administrative permissions to your computer.
  • You should backup your existing EndNote Libraries to a secure location. (CD, Flash Drive, or file server)
  • You should uninstall any previous version of EndNote.
  • You should close any Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc) before starting the install.
  1. Open the UK Download site.
  2. Download the EndNote X3 installer to a location on your local hard drive. (Suggestion: Your Desktop)
  3. Double Click EndNote X3 Site Installer.dmg to open the disk image.
  4. Drag the EndNote X3 folder over the applications folder to copy the EndNote Application to your hard drive.
  5. Open your Applications folder.
  6. Double click the EndNote X3 folder.
  7. Double click the EndNote X3 application.
  8. Configure your EndNote Web Account per your personal preferences.
  9. Allow EndNote to configure the Cite as you Write options.
  10. If prompted to Learn about EndNote, Create a new library, or open an existing Library, click Close.
  11. Click "No" on the confirmation prompt.
  12. Click on the "EndNote X3" menu on your Menu bar.
  13. Choose "Customizer" from the EndNote X3 menu.
  14. Allow the Customizer to check your configuration.
  15. Check the boxes next to "Connections", "Import Filters", and "Output Styles" to install all possible options.  If you like you can click the down arrow and select on specific Connections, Filters, and Styles.
  16. Click "Next"
  17. If you installed Office to the default location, you can just click "Next" on the "Alternate Cite While You Write" screen.
  18. Click Done to complete the customization process.
EndNote X3 can now be opened and will contain full content files.