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EndNote X6 and X7 Tutorial Guides

About EndNote

EndNote is a citation management program that allows you to:

  • Create and maintain your own searchable database of literature references
  • Centralize and organize your research information
  • Insert citations into word processed documents
  • Format references and bibliographies in a variety of styles

EndNote is available for both Windows and Macs.

Comparing reference managers

 
HSL Guides to learn more Endnote RefWorks Mendeley Zotero
Classes at the HSL See here See here See here See here
Cost Under $100 through UNC-CH Free through UNC-CH Free to everyone Free to everyone
How do you use it? Full - Your Computer
Basic -Endnote Web
Internet Full - Your computer
Basic - Mendeley Web
Full - Your computer
Basic - Zotero Web
Major citation styles?
Annotation of PDFs
Locate articles using Find@UNC Links to our subscriptions
(See instructions here)

(See instructions here)
Adds citation from a PDF
See instructions here
Sharing options Email libraries to collaborators See group options here Setup a group
(limited to 3 people for free)
See group options here
(groups use the creator's storage space)
Free online storage 13,000+ papers 13,000+ papers 5,000+ papers
(more space is costly)
700+ papers
(more space is inexpensive)

How to Get EndNote

Students, staff, and faculty can purchase EndNote at a discount through Student Stores.

Faculty and Staff can purchase EndNote with departmental funds (if available) through ITS Software Acquisition.

EndNote for iPad

An EndNote iPad App is available for download from the Apple Store. EndNote iPad App

To learn more, check out FAQs for the EndNote iPad app.