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Using NVivo and EndNote for writing a Literature Review
NVivo can import PDF files and bibliographic information from EndNote.
When conducting a literature review NVivo can help you:
identify and tag:
keep a track of:
This Library Guide will look at:
How to start a new project
How to import references and PDF files from EndNote into NVivo
How to import webpages
How to add and edit classifications imported from EndNote
How to create and edit Memos in NVivo
How to code PDFs and other sources in NVivo
How to use Queries in NVivo
What is EndNote
EndNote can be used to manage your references, insert citations in Microsoft Word documents and store and annotate your PDFs.
For more information see:
For more information about how to use and download EndNote see our
EndNote Library Guide
Download & install NVivo
Before installing NVivo, please ensure you have:
Checked NVivo System Requirements,
Have no other applications running - including virus protection software, Microsoft™ Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook, on your computer
CSU managed computers
NVivo should be installed on CSU managed computers using the
Install Software (Windows) or Self Service (Mac) applications.
Close all other applications, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.
Click on the Install Software (Windows) icon on your desktop or select the Self Service (Mac) application.
Select NVivo from the list of programs and click on Run.
Professional Development Calendar
The Office of Research Services and Graduate Studies regularly runs training sessions on NVivo.
Please check the
Professional Development Calendar.
The Library holds regular Workshops on how to import records from EndNote into NVivo and how to tag (code) sources for major themes in the literature.
The Library does not offer any support for NVivo beside these workshops.