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EndNote: Getting started

Use Endnote to manage your references and format your bibliography



News from Clarivate: EndNote Word 2016 Mac Version 16 compatibility

Mac OS Sierra compatibility:   EndNote X8 (mac) is now available for download- UTAS site wide




Library Basics [Thomson Reuters training]

Welcome to the UTAS Library EndNote Guide

What is EndNote?

EndNote is software used to manage your references and format your bibliography. 

Using EndNote you can:

  • create a database (library) of references
  • search and download references from electronic databases and library catalogues
  • generate citations and bibliographies in specific styles
  • attach and edit pdfs
  • import references from pdfs or a folder of pdfs

Where to save your new EndNote library

EndNote recommend that you save your main working EndNote Library on your computer's hard drive: C drive (not DropBox)


Tip:  Backup your EndNote Library regularly

To archive/backup a static copy of your library onto a P drive or networked drive, save it as a Compressed Library.

Open your Endnote Library

File ...Save As..

Compressed Library enlx...





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