EndNote for Desktop

Instructions for getting started with EndNote desktop software

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Are you interested in an EndNote alternative?  Check out our LibGuides for other bibliographic management tools.

What is EndNote?

EndNote citation management software allows you to:

  • organize your research 
  • organize bibliographic citations
  • transfer references from online databases into EndNote
  • instantly build bibliographies for your papers

Where to get EndNote:

UH students, faculty, and staff can purchase a copy of EndNote at a discounted rate through UH Information Technology Services (ITS). Visit the ITS EndNote Site License Program page to learn how to order your copy.

EndNote is also available for medical students to use in the computer lab.

For more information, visit: http://endnote.com/​

EndNote Versions

The most current version of EndNote is EndNote 20.

If you are using EndNote 6 or earlier, you may encounter problems. Go here to learn how to troubleshoot Endnote version problems.

EndNote 20 tutorial

EndNote X9 tutorial


Thank you to the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hamilton Library for allowing us to use their EndNote guide as a template for our own.

This guide was edited by Melissa Kahili-Heede for the Health Sciences Library.
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