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EndNote X8 for Mac

Creating a new EndNote Library

  • Find EndNote X8 within Applications

  • Open the EndNote App. A new library is automatically created in the documents folder. This is called "My EndNote Library". It has a .enl file and a .Data folder. These must be kept together.


Working with Referencing Styles

  • The referencing style is displayed in the bottom right-hand corner (default is Annotated). Click on the drop-down list and select your required style. This enables you to preview your reference in your required style.


Saving a Compressed EndNote Library

You can save a zipped copy (.enlx file) of your EndNote library. This can be uploaded to Moodle

  • From the File Menu, select Compressed Library (.enlx)...
  • Select Without File Attachments
  • Give the file a name
  • Select a location
  • Click Save

  • You will then be able to locate the compressed file and upload to Moodle