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EndNote : EndNote Desktop App

A guide to using EndNote at the University of Lethbridge

What is EndNote?

EndNote is bibliographic management software that allows you to store and organize your references in a searchable database called an EndNote library. It also permits you to import and reformat references from online databases, automatically enter citations and build reference lists in Microsoft Word, OpenOffice, and Pages (Macintosh).  You can also format references according to hundreds of different bibliographic citation styles such as APA, MLA, Turabian, and journal-specific formats.

The EndNote desktop application can hold an unlimited number of references. We recommend using the desktop application if you are heavily engaged in research. Please note: Your EndNote working library should never be stored on any cloud service, networked drive, external hard drive or flash drive to avoid eventual corruption of your library.  For more information, see the "The care and feeding of healthy EndNote libraries" section in the Clarivate EndNote guide.

A University of Lethbridge site license allows all current students, faculty, and staff to download and install the EndNote desktop application.  The current version of EndNote in use at the University of Lethbridge is EndNote 20.  For a comparison of features in the current and previous two versions, click here.

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