Download EndNote

Personal computers

Before installing EndNote X7 (Win), EndNote X8 (Mac) please ensure you have uninstalled  previous versions, e.g. X6 (Win), X7 (Mac), or demo copy [30-day trial] of EndNote from your computer.

CSU managed computers

EndNote X7 (Win) or X8 (Mac) should be installed on CSU managed computers using the Install Software (Windows) or Self Service (Mac) applications.  This process will automatically uninstall previous versions of EndNote from your computer.

  • Close all other applications, including Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Outlook and any earlier versions of EndNote.
  • Click on the Install Software (Windows) icon on your desktop, select the Self Service (Mac) application.
  • Select EndNote from the list of programs and click on Run.

Important note:

Recent versions of EndNote enable users to share part, or all of a library with colleagues. Sharing full-text content with others may breach copyright or license conditions. Staff and students sharing an EndNote library via EndNote Online with non-CSU users should not attach full-text copyright content to records in the shared library, e.g. full text journal articles, book chapters from the CSU Library collection.

Uninstalling EndNote on a Windows computer

If you already have a previous version of EndNote installed on your personal computer (version X6 or earlier):

  • Open the Control Panel (via the Windows START button on the bottom left)
  • Select 'Programs & Features'
  • Find and select EndNote in the list of programs
  • Click on the 'Uninstall' option at the top of the page

You can then Download and install the new version of EndNote

Uninstalling EndNote on a Mac computer

If you already have a previous version of EndNote installed on your personal Mac computer (version X7 or earlier):

  • Open the existing version of EndNote
  • Select EndNote from the toolbar
  • Select Customizer
  • Click on Uninstall
  • When the process is finished, go to Finder> Applications
  • Drag the EndNote application folder to Trash

You can then Download and install the new version of EndNote