Corporate Authors in Endnote Web

September 10, 2010

To get a corporate author e.g. an organisation or university to appear correctly in your ciatation and reference list you need to add a comma after the name.

So if Cardiff University was the authour, in the author field you would write:

Cardiff Univeristy,

If the Wound Healing Society was the author, in the author field you would write:

Wound Healing Society,


Pubmed to Endnote Web

September 10, 2010

To import articles from Pubmed to Endnote Web you must first save the articles to your computer in the MEDLINE format, then use the Pubmed (NLM) import filter to get them into Endnote Web.

This is all explained very nicely in this Slideshare presentation from Iowa State University:

All change at the Distance Learning Service

August 16, 2010

Hi All

Just to let you know I will no longer be your Distance Learning Librarian as Mari Ann is now back from maternity leave. I’ll still be around in the Duthie Library for 10 hours per week doing IT support and I’ll still be checking the DLS inbox.

Keep reading the blog as Mari Ann will be keeping you up to date with new resources training opportunities.

Thanks, Lucy

Endnote Web Training

July 29, 2010

I’ll be running an Endnote Web online training session Friday 29th July 1.30 BST.

All you need is a computer with Flash and sound.

If you would like to attend please email


June 25, 2010

I know some course are winding down for the summer, but don’t forget we’ll be here all summer! If you need any help don’t forget you can contact us at or have a chat with us on Meebo – in the DLS Toolkit or on this blog.

Planning Your Search

June 2, 2010

Apologies to anyone who has used the “Search Mapping” technique in the Planning Your Search Tutorial recently. My lovely animations had disappeared! There are now some shiny new ones up, so anyone who’s getting stuck on where to start with searching have a look.

You can find the tutorial on Information Skills: Step One in the DLS Toolkit.

Blackboard downtime

May 15, 2010

There is some essential maintenance being donein Blackboard today 11-11.30pm BST.

The Blackboard service will be unavailable during this time.