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What is EndNote?

EndNote is a citation management tool you can use to:

  • Create a personal library of searchable references
  • Insert citations into a Word document in a preferred style or in a format required by a journal.
  • Generate a bibliography automatically
  • Add available full text to references in your library
  • Share your library of references with fellow researchers who use EndNote

EndNote Desktop

Runs on both the Windows and Mac platforms and can be downloaded to your computer/laptop. The program and your library of references are stored locally on your computer. 

EndNote Online

This web based version of EndNote gives you access to your library from anywhere with an internet connection. You can use it as a stand alone or in conjunction with EndNote Desktop. It has a more limited range of features than the Desktop.

Note. A mobile app for EndNote is also available for the iPad. Guide


Many useful videos, training materials and manuals are available at:

You can search for cases/problems/solutions reported from other users in the following knowledge base & forums

The Little EndNote How-To book

Access the Library database, (online training module) then search for the "EndNote Essential Training" online module.


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