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EndNote for PC

A comprehensive guide to the reference management software EndNote.

Enter a secondary citation in Word

Follow the following steps to insert a secondary citation in your Word document: 

  • Position your cursor on where you need to insert a secondary citation on your document
  • Insert the citation of the source you read, for example an article by Amit and Bar-Liv
  • Select the EndNote ribbon, click Edit & Manage Citation(s):


  • In the Prefix field, enter the secondary citation, e.g. "Sigmon et al, 2002, as cited in ", with a space after "in", click OK


  • The in-text citation should now display like this: (Sigmon et al., 2002, as cited in Amit & Bar-Liv, 2015) on your document

Notes: only the reference for the article by Amit & Bar-Liv will be listed in the reference list.