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Software tool for citations and bibliographies
EndNote is software you download onto your computer that will allow you to:
- Store your references and link them to your PDF files
- Organize your references into Groups
- Create Bibliographies / List of references
- Work with Microsoft Word to format your in-text citations and references
- Allows you to switch between hundreds of reference styles, with the touch of a button
How to download EndNote 20 for Windows or Mac (Instructions)
Please follow these instructions before downloading:
Close all MS Office applications (Excel, Word, and Outlook & PowerPoint
After clicking on the Windows/Mac link, you will be prompted to fill in your details (Name and Surname,email and student number with u) then click on the submit button
The EndNote link for Windows/Mac will open up immediately.
Click on the link and the download will start.
On completion of download click on the icon at the bottom of the screen and install
Please note: EndNote20 is only compatible with Windows 10 and above.
MacOS 10.14, 10.15, 11 & 12.
EndNote and Research
There are two major versions of EndNote: desktop EndNote and online EndNote.
The EndNote desktop software stores the programme and your citation library locally on your computer.
Online EndNote accounts store your citation collection online, so you can log onto the web and access the account from anywhere. Click to register for EndNote online
Best solution: Download and use the desktop version and sync with the online version.
The university paid the Endnote license.
The Citation Managers Team is here to answer your questions or provide instruction in your classroom.
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