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Setting Preferences to Find Full Text

You need to set some preferences in order to make use of the Find Full Text function within EndNote.

Open your EndNote program.

In Windows go to:

Edit
Preferences
Find Full Text

In macs go to:

EndNote
‚ÄčEndNote Preferences
Find Full Text

Tick all four boxes: Web of Science;  DOI;  PubMed LinkOut; and OpenURL.

Do NOT tick the box "Automatically invoke Find Full Text on newly-imported references".  If you tick this box it will restrict full-text retrieval as it only pulls in the full text for references that were imported from text files.  If the references were imported through direct export or from online search the find full text function will fail.

On WA Health PCs, in the Authenticate with: box, type this URL http://www.google.com.au/ (this step is NOT necessary for home installations).

In the OpenURL Path box, you need to put the link to the Library’s open URL resolver.

https://login.smhslibresources.health.wa.gov.au/login?url=http://healthwa.exlibris.com.au/smhs

The Find Full Text function also works more effectively if you have an EndNote web account established and if you login and keep open an active browser session whilst running the function.

Set up an EndNote Web account

Why?  If you have integration between your desktop application and EndNote Web Account set up, the Find Full Text Function retrieves more full text than EndNote is able to if this is not synced.

Set up an EndNote Web Account.

Once you have your account set up, go into EndNote preferences on your desktop application, choose

Edit
Preferences
Sync
Enter your EndNote Web Account Credentials and hit 'apply'.

Note that ‘Find full text’ will work well for many journals but will not work for some where full text access is in fact available. Some records will not contain enough information for the article to be retrieved (it’s important to import complete references), access to some titles may only be available via an aggregator and not from the publisher URL that comes with the record, and some journals need to be accessed via a path that includes a login and this cannot be incorporated into EndNote’s Find Full Text search.

Check the Journals A-Z to see if we have access to any missing articles and submit a journal article request form if not available