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Copy a word bibliography into EndNote

Hello all,

 

I'm new in using Endnote X8 on Mac. Now I have a problem: Is it possible to copy a bibliography from word to my EndNote bibliography? I'm using Microsoft Office 2016.

 

 

Best regards,

Frank

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Re: Copy a word bibliography into EndNote

Not easily, and if you have access to an database from which you can export/import in your subject field, you will find that the quality of the records, will be better, but here are threads discussing conversion and some tools that are out there and some articles on how to convert a text document to an importable tagged document, you can look at.  

 

http://endnote.com/kb/106211

 

 

Another source which aren't flexible to download from is google scholar.

 

Again, if you are in the sciences, with Endnote's  "update records" tools and access to pubmed, you only need to get enough in to allow crossref to find it.  Often, the title is enough.

 

 

There are tools others have used with some success, but I am not sure if they are still all available:

 

 

http://community.thomsonreuters.com/t5/EndNote-How-To/can-endnote-scan-an-old-80-page-word-document-...

 

 

(long time Endnote user)