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Welcome to EndNote X9

Welcome to the EndNote Subject Guide

The Charlotte Edwards Maguire Medical Library presents the following guide [1] on how to download, install, set-up, and use the EndNote X9 Citation software provided by the Florida State University College of Medicine for students, faculty, and staff. This guide is intended to be a basic introduction to the EndNote software and is not comprehensive. If you have any questions or issues with EndNote X9, please contact the Maguire Medical Library.

[1] This guide has been adapted from the University of Central Florida's Harriet F. Ginsburg Health Sciences Library EndNote X9 Library Guide.

What is EndNote?

EndNote X9 Logo

EndNote X9 is a reference management software designed to help create, store, organize, and share references. EndNote X9 allows users to:

  • Store references in one place that is accessible across multiple devices
  • Collaborate on, and share reference libraries with other EndNote users
  • Download citations directly from a database to your EndNote library
  • Download, attach, and manage PDF copies of references
  • Make annotations directly on the PDF and keep reading notes linked to the source document
  • Automatically format bibliographies and citations in JAMA, APA, Chicago, MLA, or in 1000+ other styles

Overview of EndNote Features

PLAID Citation Style

College of Medicine PLAID Journal Citation Style

PLAID: People Living with And Inspired by Diabetes, a peer-reviewed diabetes research journal supported by the Maguire Medical Library and FSU College of Medicine, uses the style format of the National Libraries of Medicine.

In EndNote, citation style templates are called Output Styles. The NLM output style comes pre-loaded with EndNote X9, listed under "Select Another Style."

EndNote users can also download the style from the EndNote output styles webpage.

  1. Once downloaded, double-click the style file to open in EndNote
  2. On the open style, go to "File Menu” and choose “Save As"
  3. Click on “File Menu” and choose "Close Style”
  4. In your EndNote library, select another style > NLM

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