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EndNote X8/X9

It's a bit tricky, but you can make EndNote work with Google Docs

EndNote & Google Docs Compatibility

As of July 2019, EndNote does not recommend working with Google Docs on Google Drive if you are using EndNote to generate your references using CWYW.

However, there is a workaround described in the boxes below, that seems to work with Chrome.

Using EndNote with Google Docs

  1. Create a Google Doc, leaving the cursor where you want to insert an in-text citation
  2. Open your EndNote Library
  3. Highlight the reference, or references, you with to insert into your Google Doc

  4. Drag and drop the reference(s) to the appropriate placement. It will look not look like a normal in-text citation; it contains the EndNote coding
  5. Save the Google Doc as a Rich Text Format (RTF) by selecting File > Download As > Rich Text Format (RTF)

    Google Doc download path
  6. In EndNote, go to Tools > Format Paper > Format paper and select your unformatted .rtf file (Google Doc). [If you can't find it, try looking in your download folder]
    EndNote Menu Bar
  7. There should be a list of references that you've added to your paper, although in an unencoded format
    Unencoded list of references
  8. Use the dropdown menu to select the  Output Style (i.e., APA, MLA, etc.) and then select Format
  9. The saved document can be uploaded to Google Docs via My Drive > Upload Files. When you open this document, it should have the in-text citations and references correctly formatted.
Last Updated: Nov 25, 2019 12:35 PM