References should always be accurate. This allows your readers to know and find the sources of information you have used.
The best way to make sure your references are correct is to keep a record of all the sources you used when reading and researching. Bibliographic reference management software makes this easier.
EndNote is a tool that can be used to:
EndNote is available for students and staff to download, install and use whilst enrolled and/or working at Charles Sturt University.
You can download the software for free as a Charles Sturt student or staff member.
The Library team has created a series of videos on aspects of using EndNote. You can view the full EndNote video guide series by clicking the button below.
NVivo can be used with EndNote to help you identify articles, key findings and influential authors when conducting a literature review. It can:
Remember that EndNote doesn't replace the need to learn and understand referencing. You can check your references using the Charles Sturt referencing guides.
Referencing management software can help you collect, organise and annotate references, as well as cite them in documents you write in Microsoft Word. There are a number of commonly used applications as well as EndNote, including Mendeley and Zotero.
The library also offers in-depth training sessions on EndNote, at both introductory and advanced levels. You can either watch a recorded session or enrol in one of our workshops.
You can find a list of all the professional development (PD) events and sessions in this calendar.
You can watch a recorded session about managing your references.