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EndNote (desktop)

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Newer version available

Please note that there is a more recent desktop version of EndNote available. See the EndNote 20 guide for more information.

Why use EndNote?

The citation management software EndNote helps you organize and format references in an easy way. It consists of the software program EndNote with which you collect and organize all your references that you have either imported from different databases or constructed yourself by templates included here. Then there is also the word processor (Word) add-in feature called Cite While You Write (CWYW) which lets you easily insert citations in the text and add references to your bibliography from within any Word document. You can choose among thousands of so-called output styles, such as the well-known APA, Oxford, and Vancouver styles, but also journal-specific styles.

EndNote consists of a desktop version and an online version. These can be synchronized if, for example, you want to share a library of references with your colleagues or coursemates.

In this guide you can follow numbers 01 to 12 in the menu to the left for a short overview of the different aspects of the software for a quick start, or just pick a specific section that you are interested in.

On the YouTube channel EndNoteTraining you can find lots of tutorials.

You may also search the whole EndNote guide by keywords using the search option to the right above and just click on Go. The word that you have searched for will be highlighted with yellow on the retrieved pages.