Endnote x5 Now Available

A new version of EndNote (desktop)*, the reference and full text organizer, is now available.  Features in the new version include:

  • Add and transfer file attachments to references in your EndNote Web account
  • View and annotate PDF files in the EndNote library with PDF & Quick Edit tab.
  • Find Reference Updates on the Record Edit window to retrieve additional online data such as the PMCID required for NIH grants.
  • A new citation option – Author (Year) – within the Find & Insert My References dialog in Cite While You Write.
  • New conditional formatting – substitute empty fields with alternates such as “Volume and Pages” with DOI.  Support includes DOI, PMCID, and Editor/Translator conditions.
  • Review duplicate references quickly with new auto-highlights for each field where differences are found.
  • View new Dataset and Music reference types as well as new fields for NIHMSID and Article Number.
  • Select from an expanded set of bibliographic styles, import filters, and connection files
  • Locate full text PDF files or create a reference when importing a PDF file.

USC faculty, students and staff can customize their EndNote preferences to locate the full text of citations in their bibliographies by following steps 1-7 as illustrated below:

  1. Endnote – > Edit – > Preferences
  2. Highlight ‘Find Full Text’
  3. Check all the boxes
  4. Enter http://zb5lh7ed7a.search.serialssolutions.com/ in the ‘OpenURL Path’ box
  5. Enter http://libproxy.usc.edu/login in the URL box
  6. Click ‘Apply’
  7. Click ‘OK’

*USC users can purchase Endnote Desktop at a discount at the USC Computer Store (213.740.7692).

For further information, please contact Pamela Corley (pcorley@usc.edu).

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