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EndNote at Indiana University - Bloomington

Attaching Files

The file attachment field allows you to attach files to individual references in your EndNote Library.
You can copy and paste the file into the reference or drag and drop.

Any type of file can go into the attachment field: PDFs, jpgs, gifs, mpegs, excels or others.

The field will accommodate up to 45 separate files.  (If you put a file in the image field, you can only put one)

A paper clip in the library display indicates there is a file attached to that reference.

This feature allows you to have full text of articles available and associated with your bibliography record, and the PDFs are fully searchable within EndNote.

The files reside in the .DATA folder created when you first create your EndNote library.  Keep the library and the .DATA together, and do not lose either



You may also attach files when you are editing a reference
Near the bottom of the long menu is a field called Attachments which is where attachments go
You will also see:

Click in it, then find the file you have saved and wish to attach.