EndNote X3

EndNote X3 for Mac OS X, Thomson Reuters' bibiographic management software, is now available from Adept Scientific.

EndNote X3 for Mac increases productivity for researchers by delivering new ways to group references and find full text when off campus, expanding AppleScript support for key EndNote tasks, offering new composite styles popular with chemistry journals and more.

EndNote X3 expands the existing AppleScripts so users can enhance searches as well as add references to groups. AppleScripts can also match existing EndNote references with local PDF files through the use of DOI and PMCID unique identifier data. EndNote X3 provides a detailed dictionary and documentation to help users automate these repetitive tasks and more.

EndNote X3 offers more ways to format bibliographies, including the ability to manage multiple bibliographies within a Word document. Now a paper can have a bibliography at the end of each section, at the end of the document, or both. Additionally, EndNote X3 supports composite styles, popular with chemistry journals, which group citations by number and letter. Users can also search for and insert citations in Apple Pages ’09 and format bibliographies just as they can in Microsoft Word.

EndNote X3 users can now create groups containing both Custom and Smart Groups, providing more options for viewing and organising their references. The main and sub-groups can be re-arranged at any time with a simple drag-and- drop action. And, EndNote X3 makes it easier to find more full text articles for references automatically by employing a new preference for EZProxy, commonly used by researchers and students to access online resources when they are off-campus.

EndNote now includes EndNote Web, expanding the work environment for EndNote users and allowing them to choose the best environment, desktop or web, for the task at hand. With EndNote Web researchers can collect references when away from their desks, transfer references between the desktop and web and collaborate with colleagues by sharing EndNote groups. EndNote users can also use EndNote Web to organise personal publication lists for ResearcherID, a free online author community, and view personal citation metrics in ResearcherID, complete with dynamic links to Times Cited detail from ISI Web of ScienceSM, the Thomson Reuters premiere online platform for citation data.

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