EndNote: adding and marking up PDFs

Add PDFs atuomatically

  • Open Athena and then EndNote.
  • Select the references to which you want to add a PDF.
  • Click "References" > "Find full text" > "Find full text". OR right-click and select "Find full text".
  • EndNote will now look for PDFs Ghent University has electronic access to and add them.


Add PDFs manually

  • Open Athena and then EndNote.
  • Select the reference to which you want to add a PDF.
  • Click "PDF" in the right-hand column.
  • Click "Attach PDF" and select the PDF in the popup window.


Mark-up and notes

You can highlight, underline, cross out text and add comments to PDFs in EndNote. To do this:

  • Open Athena and then EndNote.
  • Search for the reference with the PDF you want to mark-up.
  • Double-click on the reference to open th detail page and then click the tab "PDF".
  • Click the underlined "U" to see your mark-up options:
    • Adding a comment with the text bubble;
    • Highlighting words with the highlighted "a";
    • Underlining with the underline "u";
    • Striking through with the struck "T".
  • Select the text you want to mark and then select the type of mark-up.
  • Don't forget to save!


Video: how to add a PDF


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Last modified March 20, 2024, 10:37 a.m.