Before the invention of referencing software, many students and staff had to enter in-text citations, reference lists and bibliographies manually and ensure they were correct according to the appropriate referencing style guidebook. Today, however, academic writing is made a little easier with the use of referencing software such as EndNote. EndNote is the software that is officially supported by the university.
EndNote is capable of formatting both in-text citations in the body of a document and the full reference at the end of the document in just a couple of clicks, once the software is installed and set up properly. EndNote is free for all students and staff. See the EndNote Subject Guide to learn how to download and use the software.
If you are an honours student, postgraduate student, HDR candidate or a staff member, it may be helpful to book and attend an EndNote for Windows or an EndNote for Mac workshop on your campus. Bookings open the week before each workshop and are conducted by an ICT Literacy Specialist.
A little preparation before you start study repays itself many times over and makes your University experience easier. We offer free orientation workshops to help you get started with your studies at Griffith.
You can attend the Introduction to Griffith’s Online Environment workshop which helps you become familiar with Griffith’s intranet and internet environments including accessing the Griffith Portal, Learning@Griffith, using your Griffith email account and more.
In the Basic computing survival skills workshop, you can brush up on computing skills and learn how a computer works, understand computing terminology, explore the Microsoft Windows environment and get tips to increase efficiency.
If you have any computing related questions take advantage of our Drop-in Sessions (Tuesday 2-4 pm at Nathan and Thursday 10-12 noon at Gold Coast) . No bookings required. Just turn up! You can stay for as little as 5 minutes or the whole session.
Not only can you attend our free computing workshops, you can access Self-help resources for EndNote, Excel, Social Media, Word and PowerPoint. There are also resources for Access, HTML, Dreamweaver and SPSS. This easy to follow guide provides you with links to online training, how to access the software, links to relevant Library material and where to seek assistance when necessary (and more!)