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What's new in EndNote X8

  • Brand-new library sharing with up to 100 colleagues, anywhere in the world
  • A global research community that lives in EndNote online
  • Mac® and Windows® compatibility – install on up to 3 computers of either type
  • Background synchronization so your work is continuously saved online
  • Advanced PDF importing, file naming and organizing
  • Expanded format options, with more than 6,000 reference styles
  • Bibliography subheadings for more control and flexibility
  • New choices for organizing your research materials
  • New reference types such as interview, podcast, conference paper and press release
  • A plug-in for adding citations to Microsoft® PowerPoint® slides (Windows only)
  • EndNote X8 syncs all your citations, attachments, reference groups and annotations so you have access anywhere, anytime.

 

Compare EndNote versions X6, X7 and X8

 

WORKING FROM A PREVIOUS ENDNOTE VERSION? X6 X7 X8
EndNote Online      
Cross-platform library syncing across desktop, online, and iPad®     ✓   ✓
Clear and simple Configure Sync option       ✓
New sync configuration options for previous versions and multiple libriaries     ✓   ✓
Full text and file attachment storage space     Unlimited   Unlimited
Maximum number of references in EndNote online   50K   Unlimited   Unlimited
Manuscript matching and publication recommendations       ✓
Share      
Share your entire library, including references, groups, group sets, full text attachments, annotations and notes     with 14   with 100
Private group sharing   ✓   ✓   ✓
Activity Feed with Shared Library member activity       ✓
Learn when new members join the Shared Library       ✓
Automation and Full Text Management      
Recently Added Group, customizable and built into each library       ✓
Automatically find and apply bulk reference updates       ✓
Unified iconography across both Mac and Windows       ✓
Find full text with one click     ✓   ✓
Extraction of DOIs and other embedded metadata from imported PDFs     ✓   ✓
PDF auto-import folder     ✓   ✓
Quick Search with multi-phrase search of all fields, including full text and notes     ✓   ✓
Automatically create groups when importing folders and subfolders of PDFs     ✓   ✓
Annotate and highlight PDFs in application     ✓   ✓
Search PDF text, notes and annotations     ✓   ✓
Library systems integration/EZProxy Support   ✓   ✓   ✓
Built in PDF viewer with annotation tools   ✓   ✓   ✓
Cite      
Subheading and category bibliography options in Cite While You Write™ for Microsoft Word®     ✓   ✓
Insert citations and references into PowerPoint*     ✓   ✓
Hyperlinked In-text citations     ✓   ✓
Multiple bibliographies in a single document   ✓   ✓   ✓
Search across external databases   ✓   ✓   ✓
Library systems integration and EZProxy Support   ✓   ✓   ✓
Customize citation styles   ✓   ✓   ✓
Customize      
Personalize display of reference ratings and read/ unread status     ✓   ✓
Choose how you’d like your PDF’s renamed in your library     ✓   ✓
Optimize screen layout options for widescreen or traditional monitors   ✓   ✓   ✓
Field substitutions in styles   ✓   ✓   ✓
Advanced reference organization with Smart and Combined Groups     ✓   ✓
Create or customize your own bibliographic formatting styles   ✓   ✓   ✓
Options when saving a compressed copy of library   ✓   ✓   ✓

 

Compare EndNote versions X4, X5, X6 and X7

 

EndNote online X4 X5 X6 X7
Synchronize EndNote references and groups across desktop, online and iPad®    
Background syncing      
Install and sync libraries across Windows® and Mac® platforms    
Free 2-year access to my.endnote.com with advanced features*    
File attachment storage* 2 GB 5 GB 5 GB Unlimited
Find full text & PDF auto-import        
PDF auto-import folder      
Improved Quick Search with multi-phrase search of all fields, including PDF full text and notes      
Automatically create reference groups when importing folders and subfolders of PDFs      
Open separate PDF annotion/reference window with a button    
Built-in PDF viewer with annotation tools  
One-click Find Full Text with OpenURL and ezProxy support
Customizable features        
Personalize display of ratings and read/unread status      
Choose how you'd like your PDFs renamed in your library      
Optimize screen layout options for widescreen or traditional monitors    
Make field substitutions in styles  
Options when saving a compressed copy of library
Advanced features        
Free library sharing, unlimited library size, unlimited cloud storage      
Category bibliography options in Cite While You Write for Microsoft Word      
Insert citations and references into PowerPoint (Windows only)      
Cite While You Write support for Apache Open Office
Hyperlinked in-text citations
Multiple bibliographies in a single document
Auto-reference with redlines        
Reference types for podcast, interview and press release      
Automatically find reference updates  
Quick Edit tab

 

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