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What is EndNote?

EndNote is a tool that can be used to:

  • store and manage your references
  • store and annotate attached PDF files
  • add citations and
  • generate a list of references in Microsoft Word.

EndNote is available for students and staff to download, install and use whilst enrolled and/or working at CSU.

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™ (Mac) 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.

NOTE:  If you are using APA 7th ed, you will need to install the style, to find the style click here.  For instruction on how to install a new style, go to the "Referencing styles" link on the left navigation bar, or click here.

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