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This guide will help you learn to use EndNote software for creating your own library of references and full text. EndNote will also allow you to insert references in the proper format into a paper or grant proposal.

About EndNote

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EndNote is a citation management software program.  This program allows users to import citations from numerous literature databases into one spot. Users can then edit citations, add notes, import full text documents, and ultimately, use the program to format citations for articles, papers, grant proposals, etc.

EndNote is available in four versions free of charge to IUSM students, faculty and staff (requires an, or email address to obtain the Windows and Mac software below).

  • Download Windows EndNote X9
  • Download Macintosh EndNote X9
  • Access EndNote Basic (also known as EndNote Online or EndNote Web)
    • (two versions)
      1. No EndNote desktop program needed; limited functionality
      2. EndNote desktop program for Windows or Macintosh required; more functionality
  • Get EndNote for iPad (from Apple App Store)

Comparison chart for Windows X8, Macintosh X8 and EndNote Basic.

EndNote for iPad details.