Have you tried the Find Reference Update feature in EndNote?

If you have to enter references manually you only need to enter the information EndNote requires finding additional data for the reference. You can then use the feature Find Reference Update in the References menu, and EndNote will try to find and automagically add the missing information to your reference(s).

Entering data manually into EndNote is more an exception than the rule, as you can find most references online and can import them directly into EndNote.

Nevertheless, there might be instances where you need to enter references manually. If you have to enter references manually you only need to enter the information EndNote requires finding additional data for the reference. You can then use the feature Find Reference Update in the References menu, and EndNote will try to find and automagically add the missing information to your reference(s).

Based on your data EndNote will search in multiple literature databases to find any missing information. For example, it searches for the PMID field in PubMed and for the DOI in PubMed and CrossRef. If necessary, Web of Science or PubMed are searched for the accession number, the author, the year and/or the title. EndNote will show you all information it can find for that specific reference.

 

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Please note that you must enter the PMID number in the Accession Number field in your reference for EndNote to be able to search online using the PMID as the unique identification of your reference.

Please note that in order to function you must provide unique search term data in the reference. This can be the DOI number or a distinct combination of author and title. EndNote will only provide a suggestion of missing data if an exact match can be made.

With the Find Reference Update feature in EndNote, entering data is now effortless.

 

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Alfasoft EndNote Team