Why Add Research Notes into EndNote You never know when you will need that bit of information down the track Makes it easier to search for your own and authors notes You can build up your own data and feedback on certain key articles over time Allows you to save your notes at the point of reference keeping it all neat and tidy   Step 1 Open up your document which hopefully has your reference (in this case Conti, 2015) and then the bulleted notes you’ve added in. You’re going to do the good old ctrl+c /ctrl+v for this one.