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An introduction to EndNote for Mac and Windows and EndNote Online.

Authentication system changes

Authentication system changes

We have changed our authentication system to Open Athens. EndNote is not compatible with Open Athens. Find Full Text may locate some full text, but do not rely on it.

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Introduction - What is EndNote?

Introduction - What is EndNote?

EndNote is a reference management software application. Other examples include Zotero, Mendeley, RefWorks and Papers.

For information on other reference management applications, have a look at the Getting Started With Reference Management Guide

You can use EndNote to:

Create your own library of references:

  • Download references from catalogues and databases,
  • Generate references from PDF files,
  • Organise your references into groups, 
  • Add keywords, labels and notes,
  • Search and sort your references,
  • Find, attach and annotate full-text PDF files.

Insert citations or footnotes and generate bibliographies:

  • Insert in-text citations or footnotes into your documents,
  • Generate bibliographies,
  • Choose from thousands of citation styles, such as APA, Chicago, or Harvard and
  • Easily change between citation styles.

Collaborate with others

  • Use EndNote Online to share selected groups of references with others, or
  • Share your whole EndNote library.

EndNote is available for Mac and Windows, as well as online.

EndNote X9: features

EndNote X9: features

EndNote X9 is available for students and staff members to install on their university and personal computers.