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EndNote: EndNote Getting Started

Guidance and support material for using EndNote referencing software.


Storing your Endnote Library

It is essential that your Endnote Library is stored on your local hard drive. Do not store it on cloud storage services like OneDrive, Dropbox, or Google Drive. These services may corrupt your Endnote Library. 

See more information and guidance on moving EndNote to your local drive at:

Backing Up Your Endnote Library

Create back-ups frequently using the Compressed Library option (File > Compressed Library).

Store your back-up library in OneDrive and restore it to your hard drive if you need to at any time.

Syncing your Endnote Library

If you work between different devices you must synchronise your data via EndNote Online. If regularly synchronised, EndNote Online can provide an additonal backup of your Library.

Help with EndNote

Check the guides on this EndNote help page. Check the tabs at the top for more information.

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Support from EndNote

Welcome to EndNote

 EndNote helps you to collect, organise and share your references. There are 3 parts:

EndNote Desktop – powerful functionality for research and systematic review.

EndNote Online – a bit more basic but still great functionality when you are away from your desktop version.

Cite While You Write (CWYW) – an add-on tool for Microsoft Word for in-text citation and bibliography.

Install EndNote from AppsAnywhere. You can download to your own device while you are staff or a student at the University.

Getting Started with EndNote

More guides are available from the tabs at the top of this page.