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Select the Correct Reference Type

EndNote formats the reference correctly based on the Reference Type selected. If this is incorrect, EndNote will not display the information correctly in Word. .

  • Each Reference Type provides a list of editable fields. These fields vary by type, for example, the book type includes fields for publisher and place of publication, two fields that are not available in the journal article type.

  • Only some of the fields listed are necessary to cite the reference in Word. Fill in those fields.

  • There are extra fields for each reference type that do not display in Word such as abstracts, notes, keywords, URLs, etc

Reference Type

  • Within the right panel, double-check the Reference Type. 
  • Use the drop-down if necessary to select the correct one.
  • If this is not correct, EndNote will not display the information correctly!