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CSU Library EndNote guide

What is EndNote?

EndNote is a tool that can be used to manage your references, store and annotate attached PDF files, add citations and generate a list of references in Microsoft Word.

EndNote is available for Windows™ & Macintosh™ and can also be used online. Please check Compatibility, system & word processor requirements


Staff and students using EndNote X7.xx (Windows) or earlier, who have registered for an EndNote Online Account, must update to X8.xx in order to continue using EndNote Online after December 2018.

How to use this guide

This guide has been designed to alert users to key options and functions in EndNote, with detailed instructions provided in linked PDF files and YouTube video guides published by Clarivate Analytics.

Alternatively, you can access the more detailed Windows™ & Macintosh™ Clarivate Analytics EndNote manuals via the Manuals, support & help tab.


In order to use EndNote effectively, you should to be familiar with CSU referencing requirements and the referencing style used by your School.

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