The University's EndNote licence allows current staff and students to have a copy of the software installed on their personally owned computer. The software must:
VPN is an alternative method to access the same database across different devices but you must still maintain a backup of your Library.
If your EndNote Library is stored on your University H: drive
When working from any shared drive it is crucial that you maintain frequent backup steps for your database. This means if anything becomes corrupted you can rely on your backup:
Complete and submit the Request Endnote for own device form agreeing to abide by the terms of the licence. The Information Centre staff will then contact you with instructions on how to download the software or update the licence codes.
If you are working with EndNote on multiple devices it is crucial that you keep both versions up to date and you have a backup in case anything goes wrong.
If you make changes to your library always take a backup and sync before closing it. When you change to your other device always sync when you open your Library (and again, take a backup and sync when you are finished making changes).