Endnote provides the ability to synchronise references with your Endnote Online (previously called EndNote Web) library. It can be used as a collaborative tool.
Users create or re-activate their existing EndNote Online account from within EndNote desktop (e.g. in X7.3: Edit menu, then Preferences, then Sync), as the level of “EndNote Online” features available is linked to the EndNote desktop version used.
Note: Full features are available for free with the latest desktop version for 2 years. When not updated with the latest desktop version, the “online” features will reduce to the “basic” level after 2 years.
Transfer references between EndNote desktop and EndNote Online
To configure your local Endnote library to connect with Endnote Online:
- On the EndNote Library Window toolbar select Sync with EndNote Online.
- Enter your Endnote Online account details.
Note: If you don’t have an EndNote Online account, you can register by selecting Sign Up.
The Groups panel now includes a Sync status button and a Sync Conflicts group in case of synchronisation conflicts.
Note: It is vital to create a back-up of your EndNote library before syncing it with EndNote Online.
View your EndNote Online library from the Help menu in EndNote desktop and select EndNote Online.
Share Groups with others in EndNote Online
Groups of references can be shared with others from your EndNote Online library.
- Access your EndNote Online library from the Help menu in EndNote desktop.
- Under the Organise tab select Manage My Groups. Share groups from the Manage Sharing button next to the groups you wish to share with other users.
Note: Collaborators must have signed up for an EndNote Online account from their EndNote desktop.