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Wiki Pages: EndNote X5 for Windows

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.
 
Microsoft Office Compatability
EndNote X5 is compatible with both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Microsoft Office Word 2010. EndNote X1 and later are compatible with Microsoft Office Word 2007.
 
Important Note About EndNote X5
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 X5 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 X5 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 X5 installer to a location on your local hard drive. (Suggestion: Your Desktop)
  3. Double Click EndnoteX5.exe to start the installer
  4. Click Next
  5. Click Accept.
  6. Click Next
  7. Click Next
  8. Click Next
  9. Select the Custom Radial Button. Click Next
  10. Click Next
  11. Here you must select the options you want to install. To get a complete working install click the three options that have a red X and select: "Entire feature will be installed on local hard drive"
  12. At this point you can click next or deselect the Palm OS and Pocket PC like you did for the prior step.
  13. Once you have set the Items that you want to install or not click Next.
  14. Click Next
  15. Click next
  16. You will see the progress of the install this will take a few minutes depending on the speed of your system.
  17. Click Finish.
EndNote X5 can now be opened and will contain full content files.