There may be times when you want to create a bibliography without using the Cite While You Write function, such as for a presentation or an annotated bibliography. We call this an independent bibliography. Each of the four procedures described below can be used to create an independent bibliography.
To export references from a library:
- Open your EndNote 20 library and select the desired references.
- Select File and then Export.
- On the Export file name dialog box, choose a File name, a file type (file type Rich Text Format creates text formatted in Normal style when opened with Word) and an Output Style. Chose a location for the created file, for example Desktop. Select Save.
- Open the created file from where you saved it.
References can be dragged from an EndNote 20 library to a Word document. The references are sorted and formatted according to the rules of the selected style.
- Display a new Word document next to the EndNote 20 library from which you wish to generate a bibliography.
- In the EndNote 20 library select the required style from the style drop-down.
- Select the references you wish to include in the bibliography.
- Drag the selection to the Word document.
- On the EndNote 20 tab in Word, select Update Citations and Bibliography.
A bibliography is generated. The stand-alone citations above the bibliography can be deleted and the bibliography can be printed.
Use the Copy Formatted command to quickly create and copy a bibliography that you can paste into a Word document or anywhere else. The references are sorted and formatted according to the rules of the selected style.
To copy formatted references from EndNote 20 and paste them into a Word document:
- Open your EndNote 20 library and select the desired references in the EndNote 20 library window.
- Select your desired style.
- Click the References menu, and select Copy Formatted References to copy the references to the Clipboard.
- Open a document in Word, put the cursor where you would like the references to appear, and Paste.