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How to Use EndNote

This guide will help you learn how to use EndNote

Getting Help with EndNote

EndNote Technical Support is available:
Mon-Fri 9 AM - 8 PM ET
Call 1-800-336-4474
At the prompt press 4, and then select press 1 (the ResearchSoftProducts option).

EndNote Online User Guide

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Consult EndNote's Frequently Asked Questions

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What is EndNote?

What is EndNote?

  • Software program available free to faculty, staff and students of Wayne State University.
  • Used to store and organize citation information
  • Used with Microsoft Word, Apple Pages '09, Writer 3 and Mathematica 8, to insert citations and create bibliographies in the style of your choice when composing research papers

EndNote is available free to all Wayne State University students, faculty and staff. Click on the Download Endnote tab above to learn how to download EndNote.

New to EndNote? We recommend you watch the How to Use EndNote in 7 Minutes video below.

EndNote X3 is not compatible with Word 2010. Word 2010 users should upgrade to the most current version of EndNote available.

Important information for Mac users:

2/1/2013 EndNote's Cite While You Write function is experiencing compatibility problems with the latest Mountain Lion update (10.8.2). We will post in this space when the problem is resolved.

EndNote X5 has some compatibility problems with Mountain Lion. Specifically, you will need to use the Firefox browser if you want to export citations directly from library databases or Google Scholar into EndNote. You will also have compatibility problems when using the Cite While You Write function in Word. Please contact  EndNote Technical Support to discuss how you can change your preferences in order to use Cite While You Write.

Handout: EndNote & EndNote Web Basics

How to Use EndNote in 7 Minutes

This 7 minute video is an introduction to EndNote

Learn More...Watch this Introductory Class on Using EndNote

A full introductory online class to using EndNote for Windows and Mac