Video Tutorials

Thursday, May 04, 2017

EndNote Essential Training #6: Additional Styles and Customizing Styles

This video demonstrates how to find additional or updated styles on and add them to your EndNote program, and how to modify an existing style to suit your needs.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

EndNote Essential Training #5: Writing Papers with Cite While You Write

This video demonstrates how to use the "Cite While You Write" plugin for Microsoft Word to insert citations to and generate bibliographies in a Word document, how to easily switching to different output styles, and how to generate bibliographies independent of a paper.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

EndNote Essential Training #4: Manually Creating References

When a reference you want is not importable from any database, it is necessary to create it by hand in EndNote. This video demonstrates the process, and things to pay attention to when doing so. Finally, this video demonstrates how to create a reference for a web page, the most common manually created references in EndNote.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

EndNote X7 Essential Training #3: Importing References into EndNote from within EndNote

This video demonstrates how to run simple searches directly from within EndNote to locate and import a reference from databases such as PubMed, the Web of Science, Library of Congress catalog, and the Yale University Library catalog. This works best if you need to import known references one by one, especially if you have the unique identifiers of the references, such as PMIDs.

Monday, September 12, 2016

EndNote X7 Essential Training #2: Importing References

This video demonstrates the process of importing references to EndNote from bibliographic databases, such as PubMed, Ovid MEDLINE, the Web of Science, Scopus, CINHAL and Google Scholar. I also demonstrate how to import book references from catalogs such as Yale's Quicksearch and WorldCat, and how to convert a book reference into a book chapter reference. Finally I demonstrate how to "group edit" imported reference to add additional information to them.

Monday, July 18, 2016

EndNote X7 Essential Training #1: Introduction

This is the first of a series of videos on how to EndNote X7 to manage citations, full-text PDFs, and write papers. This video introduces the general interface of EndNote, how to change the screen layout, and how to change the way references are displayed.

Friday, March 04, 2016

Yale MeSH Analyzer

This video introduces the "MeSH analysis grid" and demonstrates how to use the Yale MeSH Analyzer to automatically create a MeSH analysis grid. The MeSH analysis grid helps identify the reason why some known relevant articles are missing in the initial search result set, and serves as a "scoping search" tool to help identify potential new search terms and phrases.