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EndNote 20:  Getting started

Manage your references and create in-text citations and bibliographies. Note: This guide is for EndNote 20. For EndNote X9 see the link at the bottom left of the page.

EndNote 20 Note

Note:  This guide is for EndNote 20.  For EndNote X9, see our archived guide

Getting started

What is EndNote?

EndNote is a tool for managing references and bibliographies. Use EndNote to:

  • Create a personal library to collect, store and manage references and full text documents
  • Search and retrieve references from databases
  • Insert in-text citations and create reference lists in your chosen referencing style
  • Share references or entire library with others

Download EndNote

Download EndNote from the University's software download site to ensure your EndNote is within the UON subscription.   

  • Compatibility and system requirements - check the EndNote website
  • EndNote updates - within EndNote via Help > Check for Updates

Please Note:

  • Before upgrading, back up your EndNote libraries and the .DATA folder, and uninstall earlier versions of EndNote​.
  • To avoid compatibility issues, do not upgrade your EndNote or computer OS without checking system requirements first.


User Guides

The pdf guides by the UON library and the EndNote provider Clarivate. 

EndNote Webinars

Each semester the University Library runs webinars on EndNote.

Register to attend a webinar:

Please see recordings of previous webinars below.

Learn more