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EndNote and NVivo for Literature Review: Classifications


Classifications give you the option to record descriptive information about the sources, nodes and relationships in your project.

This guide only looks at File Classifications, which stores bibliographic information about your sources. When you download from EndNote, predetermined attributes are created. You can edit and change the attributes and values in the File Classification.

The NVivo Guide to Classifications also covers how to classify Cases and document Relationships between Nodes in your project.

NVivo 12 Guides:

File Classifications (Windows)

Add and Edit Attributes and Values in the Classification Sheet

  • Right click on Reference to add a New Attribute to Source Classifications 

  • Name the new attribute Methodology then click on Values

  • Click on Values and you can add the values you need

The values tab will open as a table, where you can make selections and input data

File Classifications (Mac)

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