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EndNote Essentials

Information on how to use many of the tools and features in EndNote. EndNote can help you store and organize citation information and format bibliographies and papers.

When I try to connect to a database it asks me for a User ID and password

In EndNote, there is a Connect option in the Tools menu. The connect tool only works with publicly available databases such as library catalogues, PubMed, and ERIC (OVID) but not with any other databases. All other databases must be accessed though the library website.

Online Search via EndNote

Online Search
This feature allows you to search some online databases through EndNote and then directly import citations. This method is very fast, and is good when you are searching for a known item. For more sophisticated searching (keyword etc), you'll want to use the database interface.  PubMed and Mirlyn are two resources you can search through the EndNote interface.  This video will demonstrate how the feature works.