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EndNote: EndNote

Guide to EndNote citation software.

The EndNote X9.3.1 update for Mac has compatibility issues when sharing libraries using the desktop version. All Mac users sharing physical local libraries must use the same EN version, otherwise, the libraries cannot be shared. A workaround is to share libraries through EndNote online by clicking on the Share Library icon. Please contact IT Support for assistance.   

Getting Help with EndNote Support:

Graduate School Support:

Library Support:

Library Presentations

EndNote Software

Michigan Tech licenses EndNote at no charge to all active students, faculty and staff.

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System Requirements (Windows & Mac)

What is EndNote?

EndNote is a software program that helps you search for, find, and organize your citations and references.

With EndNote you can:


Getting Started With EndNote

New to EndNote? This guide has links to great resources that will help you get started and then develop your EndNote skills.

For more support, we recommend accessing the training links on, guidance from the Graduate School, and library workshops listed in the upper-left box throughout this guide: Getting Help with EndNote. Powerpoint slides on EndNote Basics and EndNote Cite While You Write are also available for download in the Library Presentations box to the left.

EndNote's introductory video, How to Use EndNote in 6 Minutes: Windows and Macintosh is great first stop: