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EndNote - English: Add references manually

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Add references manually

It is not possible to download all references from databases and some must be added manually. This applies, among other things, to websites.
In Endnote click on "References" in the menu and select "New reference"

Select "Reference type" so that it matches the type of material you want to reference

Not all reference standards have defined all material types.
The primary types are: Journal article, Book, Book section (chapter) and Web Page.

Fill in the relevant fields.

If a reference is missing author, publisher, place of publication or year, you can fill in the field with:

  • No Author: [Anon.]
  • No publisher, his nominees: [s.n.]
  • No place of publication, sine loco: [s.l.]
  • No release date: [n.d.]

Example of a website

Note the three date fields. They are used differently by different reference standards, so it is best to fill in all 3.

  • Access Year/Date: Is the date you visit the page.
  • Last Update Date: Is the date since it was last edited.
  • Year/Date Cited: Is the date you cite the source. It is usually the same as Access Year/Date.

The date formatting may vary depending on which reference standard you use:

  • APA: August 15, 2022     
  • Harvard: 15 August 2022
  • Oxford: 15 August 2022
  • IEEE: Aug. 15, 2022
  • Vancouver: 2022 Aug 15

Finish by saving the reference. In the menu click on "File" select "Save".