Skip to main content

EndNote Tips: Set Preferences

A basic guide for installing, navigating and using EndNote X5, EndNote X6, and EndNote X7. Note: If you share EndNote online folders with colleagues, sharing can be done on EndNote online as usual.

Set Preferences in EndNote X6

1.  In EndNote program, go to Edit-->Preferences

Go to Edit-->Preferences


2.  Pay particular attention to the preferences highlighted below.

Edit Your Preferences on this Screen

 

3. Instructions for setting Find Full Text preferences and options for obtaining and attaching full text documents are under the Find Full Text Tab.

Set up Sync to connect to EndNote Web

Go to Edit-->Preferences-->Sync shown below. (EndNote X5, go to Edit-->Preferences-->Transfer)

Set up Sync with EndNote Web

*Email Requirements - Must use your SLU email address.

**Password Requirements are as follows

  • 8 or more characters long;
  • contain at least one number;
  • contain at least one letter; and
  • contain at least one special character
    • Dollar sign ( $ )
    • Percent sign ( % )
    • Underscore ( _ )
    • Ampersand ( & )
    • and other special characters ( #, *, etc.)
  • A password cannot match any of the previous four passwords.

Note:  You can also create your Username and Password from within Web of Science

  • When in Web of Science, click My EndNote Web near top of screen
  • Register and create your username and password (password requirements listed above)

More on Sync with EndNote Web

Go to Edit-->Preferences-->Sync shown below. (EndNote X5, go to Edit-->Preferences-->Transfer)

More information about Sync

For even more information about Sync, please see EndNote Web Sync.

Your Librarian

Donghua Tao's picture
Donghua Tao
Contact:
Interim Assistant Director for Information Services/Professor
Medical Center Library
Saint Louis University

Email: donghua.tao@slu.edu
314-977-8812