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EndNote Citation Software

Using Cite While You Write

The Cite While You Write feature integrates EndNote into Microsoft Word.

Access these features by selecting EndNote 21 from the Word toolbar.

As you write, click Insert Citation to add your citations in line. Clicking the button will bring up a search window where you can find the relevant source in your EndNote library. Type in a search term and click Find. Once you've selected the relevant citation, click Insert.

Using the Style dropdown, you can switch between different citation styles. Click Update Citation and Bibliography to update your document to the selected style and add a bibliography to the end of the document.

Google Docs Integration

You can now use EndNote with Google Docs. To use EndNote, you must have an EndNote Online account set up. See Getting Started with EndNote for instructions.

You must install an add-in to Google Docs to utilize Cite While You Write.

In Google Docs, select Extensions from the toolbar, then select Add-ons and Get add-ons.

Google Workspace Marketplace will open.  Start typing EndNote and select EndNote Cite While You Write™ from the menu.

Before installing, you will be asked to accept permissions to use the app.

Click CONTINUE to accept and install.

After installing the add-on, you must manually open the app to use it in your document.

Select Extensions from the toolbar, then select EndNote Cite While You Write™ and Open.

You will need to sign in to EndNote online via the add-on.

Once logged in, EndNote will open as a side bar to Google Docs.

You can now insert and edit citations using EndNote.

Learn More

🎥 Video tutorials are available!
See Clarivate's video tutorials for demonstrations of Cite While You Write.