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Endnote

This guide offers instruction and information about the latest version of this popular citation manager available to the Brown community.

About Endnote

EndNote software logo

EndNote is a research tool and citation manager. Use it to:

  • Search online resources for references
  • Import and store references that you find in databases and catalogs (such as PubMed, Academic Search, or Josiah)
  • Import references from your downloaded PDFs—or use the Find Full Text feature to download the PDFs of your imported references
  • Organize your references into groups
  • Create bibliographies and reference lists in over 5,000 styles
  • Share references with research partners and colleagues in EndNote Web.

There are two versions of Endnote -- a stand alone desktop program, and EndNote Online, a cloud-based version. If you want to use both, they can be synced so that you have the same references (from a single desktop library) in both places.


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Endnote X8 desktop (for grad, staff and faculty)

 

Endnote Online (for everyone)

 

Advanced Endnote (primarily for those using desktop Endnote X8 or earlier versions)

What's New with EndNote X8

Getting EndNote X8 via Brown

EndNote X8 is available for Mac or PC to Brown faculty, staff, and graduate students via CIS, at https://www.brown.edu/information-technology/software/catalog/endnote-2. No key access or VPN is required.

Please note that it may be loaded onto Brown-owned or personally-owned workstations only.

Undergraduates may purchases X8 with a student discount from the Brown bookstore or use the free "basic" version of EndnoteWeb  (limited storage capacity applies, currently 2GB)

If you require assistance with your download and installation please contact:

CIS Software Services
CIS Help Desk
Phone 401-863-HELP (4357)

What's in this Guide

Help with Endnote offers both in-house and external resources for instruction and assistance

Adding References describes the cheif options for building your library of citations

Full Text & PDF explains ways of including articles and PDFs with your citations

Cite While You Write outlines the major features of creating bibliographies using the MS word plug-in

Organizing explains the use of groups for your library

Endnote Web documents the free web version and its use for syncing with a desktop library

Documents

Previous Versions of Endnote

The library will continue to support our patrons using previous versions of Endnote to the best of our abilities. However, we do recommend that those who are able to upgrade their software do so to take advantage of new features and functionality. If you have any concerns about upgrading, please contact us for assistance or consultation.