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Compressed Backup

You can make a compressed copy of your library and save it in various locations.

  • With your EndNote library open, click on the File menu.
  • Click on Compress Library (enlx)...
  • Choose which options you prefer from the dialog box.
    • You can create and save a backup or create and e-mail the backup.
    • You can include or exclude all the file attachments - this includes pdf files of the articles, figures, etc.
    • Backup all the references in your library, references you selected, or all the references in a group or group set.
  • Click Next.
  • If you chose "Create," determine where to save the file and click save.

Move Your Library

You can make a copy of your library or move it from one place to another easily. The key is to move both the library file and folder together.

  • Choose your library file (My EndNote Library.enl) and your library folder (My EndNote
  • Copy and paste them or drag and drop them to another location

EndNote Library file and folder icons

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