EndNote can search for full text documents for records in your library and add them to the relevant record as an attachment.
To search for free full text online for references in your library:
It is possible to set your EndNote preferences to search for the full text of items to which you have access via UCL subscriptions: Please note, these settings are already applied on Desktop@UCL computers.
To attach a file, such as a PDF, to a record:
Where a reference has a file attached, a paperclip icon appears next to the record in the central pane.
Kopernio is a free browser plugin which works with academic website to help you get one-click access to full-text PDFs using your library subscription and open access alternatives, whether you are on or off campus. Once you have the PDF, you can easily export it to EndNote.
When you view the details of an article online in an online database or via a publisher's website you will see a Kopernio icon appear in the bottom left corner of your screen, which will indicate if a PDF has been found. Clicking on the icon will add the PDF to your Kopernio locker.
To access your locker at any time, click on the Koperino icon on your browser toolbar. Click on items in your locker to view them in the Kopernio viewer.
When viewing PDFs in the Kopernio Viewer, click on the Export Reference button to the left of the screen to export your references with PDFs attached into EndNote in one click.
More information is avialbale on the EndNote help pages.
Where a reference has a PDF file attached, you can view and annotate it from within EndNote.
You can also open attached files in their default programme, such as Adobe Acrobat for PDFs:
Alternatively you may open file attachments in their default programme from the main view of your Library:
Use the 'find full text' feature to import journal article PDFs. (2 mins 58 secs)