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EndNote: EndNote Training

Reference management software


EndNote training

The Offical EndNote LibGuide - Created and maintained by the software producer 

EndNote Online

For training on using Endnote Online please see the videos and guides on the EndNote Online section of the Offical EndNote LibGuide.

The library recommends...

  • Only have one EndNote library.
  • Save your EndNote Library to the C: drive of your computer (or a equivalent for Mac).
  • Keep an up-to-date back-up (compressed—library) - File Compressed Library (.enlx)
  • Save your compressed library to the University OneDrive
  • Remove duplicates from your library before citing in Word
  • When using EndNote with Word (Cite While You Write) use the Edit and Manage Citations features to make any changes to the citation in your text  (e.g. add suffix text page numbers for a quote) or change a reference (e.g. leave the author name outside of brackets).

EndNote - Videos to get you started.

Conversation 1 covers types of reference management software, comparison tables at, downloading from Software store at UoS, Where to find training. Please note: EndNote 21.1 is now the latest version to download.

Conversation 2 covers where to save EndNote on your desktop, create new library in C drive, compressed library in One Drive, sync to EndNote online, downloading referencing styles into EndNote and how to change referencing style for your bibliography. 

Conversation 3 covers how to use "Cite while you write". This includes in-text citations, creating bibliography, removing citations, changing referencing styles, layout of bibliography, adding page numbers, adding corporate authors, formatting, adding a footnote, backups for Word doc, converting to plain text. 

Conversation 4 covers how to Import large no's of references from databases, export out of EndNote into Rayann and Covidence using RIS and text files, where to store your Word docs, Creating compressed files for backup and when and how to get further help from Clarivate

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Online Chat to solve your problem

Chat with an expert to solve your problem.

  • Official EndNote Support - Chat with an expert using the online Chat Box provided on the page.
  • If the Chat service is offline then the Chat button is not visible - in this instance click on the Submit an inquiry button and then choose Ask a product or technical question or report a problem and complete the online form with as much detail as you can about the problem you are having. The Clarivate customer care and technical support team will then contact you about your problem.
  • The website also includes a Knowledge Base created by the production team to help you search to find answers to any problems you have using EndNote.