EndNote X7.7 Update for Windows Just Released

According to Thomson Reuters, this release contains critical updates, optimizations and other improvements for:

  • Online Search and Find Full Text with PubMed via Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
  • Using short form, include the title field only when needed to disambiguate a citation
  • Cite While You Write, includes track changes and format multiple citations via EndNote online
  • Import PDFs
  • Other bug fixes and stability improvements

How to make the EndNote Toolbar Appear in Word for Mac?

Question: I just got a new Mac computer and installed EndNote X7.5 in my new Mac. But I do not see the EndNote add-on tool in Word. How can I make the tool available?

Answer: The simplest way to get the tools to appear is to open EndNote, and go to the EndNote menu. Select “Customizer” from the EndNote menu. Check the box next to “Cite While You Write”. Click next until the Customizer is finished. Open a library. Then open Word and check the Tools menu for the EndNote submenu.

If the instructions above do no make the the add-on appear in the Tools menu, then follow the steps below:

  1. Close Word and EndNote.
  2. Open your hard drive and go to the following folder:
  3. EndNote X7: Applications:EndNote X7:Cite While You Write.
  4. Copy the file “EndNote CWYW Word 2011.bundle” by highlighting the file and going to Edit > Copy “EndNote CWYW Word 2011.bundle” or right click and choose Copy “EndNote CWYW Word 201.bundle”.
  5. Go to the folder Applications > Microsoft Office 2011 > Office > Startup > Word and paste the file.
  6. Start EndNote and then start Word.

EndNote X7.5.3 for Mac Available

EndNote X7.5.3 update for Mac was released. Changes in this Update (according to Thomson Reuters) include :

  • Cite While You Write improvements and bug fixes OS X
  • El Capitan (10.11) users, please update to Microsoft Word v15.21 or later for the best experience
  • Restored support for Word 2011 and 2008 on OS X Snow Leopard (10.6)
  • Compatibility with Trend Micro Internet Security on OS X El Capitan

Note: For OS X Yosemite (10.10) users, do not install this update nor Microsoft Word 2016 version 15.21. Wait until when Microsoft releases a new version of Word 2016 that is compatible with Cite While You Write.

Update: For Word 2016 users, Word v15.22.1 was released on May 14. this update ensures that you will no longer experience the errors you had experienced before.

 

EndNote X7.5.1 for MAC Is Now Available

March 2, 2016 – Yingting

For Rutgers RBHS users, if you are using EndNote on a MAC, please upgrade your EndNote from X7.4 to X7.5.1 so that it will be compatible with MS Word 2016 for MAC. To upgrade, please follow the steps below:

  • In EndNote X7.4 for MAC, under the EndNote X7 menu, choose “Check for Updates …”
  • Follow the instructions to install the latest version EndNote X7.5.1.1.

Should you have any questions, please contact your campus librarians for help.

 

How to Share References with More Than 15 People in EndNote Online?

Question: Our research involves many people. Is it possible to share our references with more than 15 people using EndNote?

Answer: Yes. it is possible. Although EndNote desktop allows for only 15 people to share a library, EndNote online enables users to share a group of references with many more people. To use that feature, you need to create a personal group on the Manage My Groups page in your EndNote online account assuming you’ve already had one. If not, it is very easy to create one free at http://my.endnote.com.  To create a group for sharing references in EndNote Online, please follow the steps below:

  • Under the Organize tab, click Manage My Groups.
  • On the Manage My Groups page, click the blue New Group button.
  • In the pop-up window, type a name for the group in the textbox provided. Then click OK.

Once the group was created, you may start sharing by following the steps below:

  • Click Managing Sharing on the right to the group just created.
  • Click “Start sharing this group.”
  • In the pop-up window, you may start adding email addresses (separated by commas) of the people with whom you want to share the references.
  • You may choose Read Only or Read & Write permission for any of the added users. It is possible to give some users Read only access but Read & Write access to other users within the same group.
  • Users with Read & Write permission can edit or remove references from the shared group. However, they cannot delete the reference from your library if you initiated the sharing.
  • When more than one user is editing the same reference at the same time, whoever saves last will have the final edits.
  • File attachments cannot be shared among users in a group regardless of access privileges.

EndNote X7.4 Update Now Available

For Rutgers RBHS users,  the latest update to EndNote X7 (EndNote X7.4) is now available for you to appy. This update was released on August 11, 2015. It contains improvements on compatibility, bug fixes, and enhancements including:

  • Improved speed and stability of sync
  • Clearer instructions and visuals to simplify library sharing
  • More information displayed in the sync status dialog
  • Including official compatibility for Windows® 10; however, its CWYW is not yet compatible with Mac Office 2016.

For more information, please visit: http://endnote.com/downloads/available-updates.

How to Enable EndNote X7 Tab in Word 2010?

August 17, 2015 – Yingting Zhang

Question: Today, the Microsoft Word software crashed on my desktop computer. After restarting the computer, the EndNote add-in ribbon is missing from the Word menu bar on the top. It is now disabled. I tried “Options” but still do not know how to enable EndNote add-in. Thanks.

Answer: From the screen capture you shared, I noticed that you are using Word 2010. To make your EndNote X7 tab reappear in Word 2010, please follow the steps below:

  • Go to File -> Options – Add-Ins.
  • At the bottom of the list of Add-Ins, under “Disabled Application Add-Ins”, you should see “EndNote Cite While You Write” Add-in. To re-enable this, go to Manage: (the pull-down menu located at the very bottom of the same screen).
  • Change the menu from “COM Add-ins” to “Disabled Items”.
  • Click Go, you will see a little pop-up window.
  • Click on the “Add-in: cite while you write (endnote cwyw.dll)” and then hit Enable.
  • After doing that, close Word as well as all other Office programs and then restart Word. The EndNote Tab should reappear in the Ribbon on the top of the screen.

If you have more questions, please contact your campus librarian for assistance.