Click on the headings below for tips and examples of how to create EndNote records that will produce accurate references in the APA 6th style.
This guide contains very detailed instructions, with examples, for creating EndNote records that produce in text citations and reference list entries conforming as closely as possible to APA 6th style.
Sometimes, when using EndNote, it proves impossible to produce a reference that conforms exactly to the APA 6th style. Luckily these instances are rare for most writers.
You cannot simply edit the reference list in your Word document when the entries have been created by EndNote because any editing you do will be overwritten by EndNote’s Cite While You Write function whenever a new in text citation is entered in the document.
Do not despair – there is a simple way around this problem. You can create a plain text version of your final Word document. Here is the procedure:
Instructions, with screenshots, for this process are provided in Section 11.9 on pages 32-33 of our Using EndNote X6 guides: