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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. It is produced by Clarivate Analytics and University of Tasmania has a site-wide licence.  The latest version is EndNote X8.

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, save it as a Compressed Library.

Open your Endnote Library

File ...

Compressed Library ...enlx...





EndNote X8: Online help- teach yourself