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EndNote - Citation Management Software

The purpose of this guide to assist users with using the citation management software EndNote.

About EndNote

 

 

EndNote is a program for managing bibliographic citations. It can automate much of the work of organizing and formatting citations and bibliographies in your writing. EndNote can connect to online sources such as IUCAT and article databases. Further, it formats references in  over 1,000 different bibliographic styles, and more.

EndNote is available free of charge to Indiana University and IUPUI students, faculty and staff. Download it here through IUware. The latest version available for windows computers is EndNote X9. The latest version for Macs is EndNote X9.

*Your EndNote program will work better, if you download the updates.*

EndNote Tutorial

Below is an video overview of EndNote. You can complete an EndNote tutorial to get more familiar.

Where to Get Help

Don't get discouraged if it takes a little while to get comfortable using EndNote. With a little practice it isn't difficult, and there are many resources available for help and information.

  • EndNote's built-in help system: just press F1
  • EndNote manual in PDF format: in Windows XP, click Start Menu / All Programs / EndNote / EndNote Manual
  • Clarivate's EndNote support page​

Don't like EndNote?

Check out Zotero as an alternative, or see what other citation managers can do: