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EndNote: Use Cite While You Write

Help page for EndNote bibliographic management software

What is Cite While you Write?

Cite While you Write (CWYW) is a plug-in for Word. It allows you to instantly insert references and format citations and bibliographies while you write your papers in Word. 

To install the plug-in, see the Install Plugs-in page on the drop-down menu. 

Find and Insert Citations

Open your Word document. Place your cursor in the text where you want to insert a citation. Click on the EndNote tab in the toolbar to open the menu options, then click Insert Citation

Insert Citation

A box will pop up where you can search for the reference by author or title. Then, select the reference you want and click Insert

Insert Citation

Your citation will be inserted into the text, and a bibliography will be started below. 

Insert Citation Formatted

Reformat Your Entire Paper With One Click

Reformat your entire paper and bibliography with one click. Choose from available styles.