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Managing Citations @ MEJO: EndNote

About EndNote


EndNote is a reference management program. It can be used 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

Unlike Zotero and Mendeley, EndNote is not available for free.

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.
UNC affiliates can also create an Endnote Basic account (which offers more limited features than the full version) through UNC's subscription to the Web of Science database. To see how, take a look at our Endnote Basics page here.

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.

Note: You cannot use the Endnote iPad app without an Endnote Online account (see our page on Endnote Online here). The Endnote app will only access references that you have synced with your Online account.

Help from EndNote

This page is adapted from the UNC Health Science Library's guide by Brenda Linares. For more information on EndNote, check out the full site she's made. It covers:

Learning to use Endnote

If you're new to Endnote, there are a few ways to learn how to use it.

  1. The Health Sciences Library offers introductory classes on Endnote about once a month while university classes are in session. To find out when the next class is, check out the events page here.
  2. This guide offers instructions on most of Endnote's basic functions and some of the more advanced ones, like creating your own citation style.
  3. The company that sells Endnote has a lot of good tutorials on their website and Youtube channel. The introductory videos below appear on their Youtube channel and will get you off to a good start.

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