Create a simple bibliography

To create a list of your references:

  • of your own publications for your CV
  • for a colleague
  • as a reading list for students

Select the references from your library

  1. Hold down the Ctrl key and click on your required references
  2. Click References in the top menu bar and then click Show Selected References you should now be able to see only those references which you selected
  3. Go to the style menu on the library toolbar and click on the Arrow
  4. Click Select Another Style to open the complete list of output styles
  5. Find a style that would be useful in your subject area, and then click on it to highlight it
  6. Click the Choose button to select that style

This will return you to the library window, with only your selected references showing.

Generate the bibliography

  1. Click Edit > Copy Formatted
  2. Open your word processor and paste in the references you have copied

Your bibliography should now be listed in your chosen style.

Create an annotated bibliography

Annotate references

  1. Record your annotation for each reference in the Research Notes field
  2. Go to the style menu on the library toolbar and click on the Arrow
  3. Click Select Another Style to open the complete list of output styles
  4. Find the style you want, and then click on it to highlight it
  5. Click the Choose button to select that style.

Edit the referencing style

  1. Click on Edit > Output Styles > Open Style Manager...
  2. Select the style then press Edit
  3. On the left column under Bibliography, select Layout
  4. In the box End each reference with insert Enter Research Notes Enter Enter
  5. Save the Output style with a new name
  6. Use the above method to create the bibliography using your new output style