EndNote software (installed on all library computers) stores your bibliographic data. Use EndNote to create footnotes and bibliography without typing all your data. All connection files, output style files and help guides are linked on the right side of this page.
Luther Seminary has a site license that ends December 31, 2016. After that date, you may purchase Endnote directly or use Zotero as a free alternative.
Download EndNote X7 and install the program on your computer.
Luther students may contact EndNote for help (Luther has a site license, 1-800-336-4474).
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) • Luther Seminary Technology Blog. Click on the cloud tag for EndNote. You'll find many good tips on using EndNote. Many FAQs are listed.
Search Discovery and add resources to your library without typing. Instructions & information
Most of the time the resource will be added directly to your EndNote library.
NOTE: The catalog connection file for MARTIN does NOT work anymore. Our new catalog is Discovery.
Modified Output Style
An Output style displays your data according to the Chicago Manual of Style. We use a modified version of Chicago 16thA.
This output style is continually being updated in response to your questions. Open and save the file into your Endnote Styles folder. Click the Chicago 16thA modified output style at right and choose to open it with EndNote. From within EndNote, you will then save the file:
If you will cite a number of blogs, online multimedia, or Luther's Works, be sure also to download the .xml file in the list of link. Save the .xml file to your desktop. If your browser opens the file instead of downloading it, right-click or Ctrl + click the link. Then, open EndNote. Once EndNote is open:
Modified Output Style - Annotated Bibliographies
Use this output style to create an annotated Bibliography listing basic information (author, title, publisher, year) and the annotations for each citation. Open and save the file into your Endnote Styles folder. The annotation goes in the Abstract data field.
Search EBSCO Databases • Connection files
Enter the EBSCO Connection File information. This blog post shows information for the following databases (Luther Seminary login required).