EndNote is a bibliographic or reference management program. It can be used to:
For detailed information on how to use EndNote please see CSU Library's EndNote Guide
Before installing the latest version of EndNote on a personal computer, please ensure you have uninstalled any previous versions of EndNote, including demo copies (30-day trial), from your computer. For information on how to uninstall EndNote please see Uninstalling EndNote in our Endnote Guide.
For information on how to Install EndNote please see Download & Install in our EndNote Guide
When you start EndNote the first time, you will be presented with the Welcome to EndNote guide screen prompting you to set up an account in EndNote Online.
Important - Managing files! Please see Creating your Library in our Endnote Guide for information on managing files
Once you have created an EndNote Library you can begin adding references to your Library. References can either be entered manually or can be downloaded/exported from Primo Search, the journal databases or from Google Scholar.
Once references have been added to EndNote you then have the option of attaching PDFs to those records.
For more information and instructions on how to download references and attach PDFs please see Manually Adding & Editing References, Using Direct Export & Attaching Full-Text PDF Files to Records from our EndNote Guide.
Once you have added required references to your Endnote Library you can then use the Endnote toolbar in Word to insert in-text citations and reference list entries in your chosen referencing style in Word documents.
Insert In-Text Citations in Word
For more information please see EndNote & Microsoft Word in our EndNote Guide.
The Library holds Online Library Workshops (OLWs) at various times throughout the year. The OLWs are conducted in real-time and you can attend from the comfort of your home or favourite study space. They cover a variety of topics including EndNote. For more information and to register, head to the Library's OLW page.