Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

EndNote Citation Tool

An introduction to EndNote 20 Desktop version and EndNote Online / Web (free version).

Using the EndNote plug-in to Insert Citations


The video covers how to configure the Cite-While-Yo-Write (CWYW) plug-in when writing a manuscript in Word
  • Download the Cite-While-You-Write plug-in to automatically insert references in a Word document.
  • Within EndNote Online account, got to the Downloads tab and install the plug-in according to device specifications.



The video shows how to insert references and format bibliographies when writing a manuscript in Word. 
  • Find and select citation (s) and insert them into a Word document
  • Place the cursor at the end of a word, sentence, or paragraph within a document where you would like to insert a citation > click Insert Citations
  • Use the Edit and Manage Citations feature to modify and add more information - i.e. prefix, suffix, pages, remove references.



This video shows how to customize an EndNote-generated reference list with Configure Bibliography
  • Choose from many available Output Styles from the drop-down menu under Style
  • Reformat citations and bibliographies according to the output style required for your writing