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About EndNote

EndNote is a database program for managing bibliographic citations. It automates much of the work of organizing and formatting citations and bibliographies in your writing. EndNote can connect to online sources such as library catalogs and article databases, output results in over 1,000 different bibliographic styles, and more.

There are two versions of Endnote -- a standalone desktop program, and EndNote Onlline/Web, a cloud-based version. If you want to use both, they can be synced so that you have the same references in both places.

For help with EndNote Online/Web see our EndNote Online tab.

This page is a quick reference to some of EndNote's frequently used features.

NOTE from EndNote:

Message for Mac user planning to update to Sierra:

In preparation for Apple's release of macOS Sierra on September 20, we have been testing various versions of EndNote. Through our testing, we discovered some issues with the EndNote PDF viewer.

These issues have been reported to Apple, but in the meantime, we recommend that you DO NOT upgrade to macOS Sierra.

EndNote for Windows in 7 minutes

Check out the Getting Started Guide for Windows users after watching the video below.

EndNote for Mac in 6 minutes

Check out the Getting Started Guide for Mac users after watching the video below.

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