ReadCube Paper's Word-compatible citation tool makes writing your next paper a breeze. SmartCite is fast, easy-to-use, supports over 8000+ styles and most importantly, makes it easy to collaborate on documents with colleagues.


Installing SmartCite in Word 2016:

Open the Word desktop app, with any document or a new blank one.

Click on the “Insert” tab in the top ribbon, then click on “My Add-ins”.

Click on “Store” in the add-in popup, and search for “SmartCite”.

Click the “Add” button to install in your Word app.

After it’s added, you can open SmartCite by clicking the “My Add-ins” button - the SmartCite add-in will be listed under the “My Add-ins” section and and in your "References" menu. Click on it to start using it.

Getting set up: 
The first time you log into SmartCite you will be asked to log-in as you normally do through your ReadCube Papers apps. Once authenticated, you will see your library populate automatically.

Inserting references:
Use the “References” tab to search your library for references to cite.Select one or more search results, and click the bottom “Insert Citation” button to add to your document (at the current cursor location).


To update an existing citation in your document, click on it so that the citation is activated (gray “highlight”). You will notice it opens back up in the right panel. For citations with multiple references, an individual reference can be deleted by clicking on the corresponding X button in the right side panel, followed by the “Update Citation” button. You can also change the order by dragging the grey boxes (ie. "Miller, 2012" , "Braasch, 2016" ) in the desired order. With all changes, for them to take effect, you'll need to click "Update Citation" at the bottom of the panel. 


Styling:

To add a bibliography, click the “Bibliography” tab, and then click the “Insert Bibliography” button at the bottom.

Search in the “Bibliography” section to update with another citation style anytime.

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