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EndNote X7: Combining chapters


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EndNote, Word and Cite-While-You-Write (CWYW)

  • EndNote toolbar and Microsoft Word
  • Inserting in-text citations
  • Modifying in-text citations
  • Deleting in-text citations

Editing and sharing documents

  • Track changes in Microsoft Word
  • Converting to plain text
  • Working with long documents - unformatted references
  • Problems editing in-text citations

Using EndNote with APA 6th referencing style

  • Why are initials displayed in some in-text citations?
  • Using DOIs

Managing long corporate author names

Combining chapters

Combining Chapters

Large documents such as a thesis are often written using a separate document for each section. EndNote's CWYW function will insert a reference list at the end of each document. You may ultimately want to produce a single document that incorporates all of these chapters, with a single merged list of references.

  1. Make a new copy of each chapter, ie. Chapter 1_copy.doc.
  2. Open the copy of each chapter and from the EndNote toolbar in Microsoft Word, select Convert Citations and Bibliography > Convert to Unformatted Citations, and save these changes. The formatted in-text citations will be replaced with unformatted citations, eg. {Brown, 2007 #34}, and the list of references will disappear.
  3. Combine the chapters in a single master document, by opening each document in turn, selecting the text (Ctrl+A), copying (Ctrl+C) and pasting (Ctrl+V) into a single document. Save the combined document, eg. thesis_master.doc.
  4. Open the combined master document, eg. thesis_master.doc, and from the EndNote toolbar in Microsoft Word, select Update Citations and Bibliography. EndNote will format all the references in your document and create a single list of references at the end of the thesis. Save the changes.