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Library Essentials: Referencing

Everything you need to know to get started in the Library


UCC has a site license to EndNote and it is installed on all student and library PCs. Training takes place on a regular basis. Email for details. Full information can be found in the EndNote Class Guide below.

Next classes:  Monday February 20th 2017 at 5.30pm - 7.00pm

                         Friday February 24th 2017 at 11.00am - 12.30pm

                         Friday March 3rd 2017 at 11.00am - 12.30pm

                         Monday March 6th 2017 at 5.30pm - 7.00pm

Purchasing & Installing Endnote

Endnote X7 is available for Staff and Students on Campus / University PCs – home use is not covered in this licence agreement so just available on Staff Work PCs or Student Lab PCs.

For staff computers the software is available here,

If you wish to purchase EndNote for your laptop or home use you can get the academic rate by visiting(you must use a UCC email address):

Note the web version is free. To set up an account go to on a campus PC. Also note if you use EndNote X7 it will sync with this web account.

Citing & Referencing

There are also some useful books and ebooks in the library on citing and referencing. For example:

Writing Skills

Useful Study Skills guides from Emerald Insight include:


Writing Skills from Oxford Dictionaries Pro: Clear, straightforward guidance and tips for good English writing, from spelling rules and tricky grammar points to how to avoid jargon.


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Mac Users

Hey Mac users! In preparation for Apple’s release of macOS Sierra on September 20, we have been testing various versions of EndNote. Through our testing we have discovered some issues with EndNote PDF viewer. These issues have been reported to Apple, but in the meantime, we recommend that you DO NOT upgrade to macOS Sierra. Learn More:

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