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EndNote X9

Guide to using EndNote reference management software

Searching for references in your EndNote Library

If you have many references in your EndNote library, it can be useful to search it to identify particular references.

  • Select the group you want to search, e.g. All References.
  • You can use the quick search box at the top of the screen to search all fields, including the full text of any PDFs attached.
  • For a detailed search click Show search panel, if it is not already showing. Fill in your search criteria. To add more search lines, click on the ‘+’ button at the right of one of the search boxes.
  • Click Search.

The retrieved results are displayed and included in a Search results group, listed in the left pane. This group is temporary and contents will be replaced with your next search.