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Use Endnote to manage your references and format your bibliography

Download EndNote

Check compatibility

EndNote 21 for windows or mac is available on the UTAS Software & utilities page.
Check your computer systems requirements on the Clarivate Analytics website [opens in a new page] but do not download from there.
When you are ready to install, come back to the University of Tasmania page [Step 3 above] to obtain the UTAS licenced version of EndNote.






Existing Users- Have you backed up any existing EndNote Libraries, EN files ?

It is recommended that you create a Compressed backup copy of existing EndNote libraries  prior to downloading a new version, even if you have been using the sync feature via EN online.  

To Save a Compressed Library backup: (.enlx)

1. Open your EndNote Library

2.  Go to the File menu >>>Compressed Library

3. Name the .enlx file (ensure the file name is different) and save it to the location where you store your backups. 



Download instructions for EndNote

Current staff and students of the University of Tasmania are eligible to install EndNote software on University and home computers.  You will need your UTAS username and password. 

UTAS Staff:  On your University staff computer, it is easier to install EndNote via the Software Center.

NB: if you have issues downloading EndNote, please contact the UTAS Service Desk for support.



  • Go to Software and Utilities
  • Click EndNote 21 (Microsoft Windows)
  • Supply your UTAS email username and email password
  • Double click on the EndNote 21 installer-follow the prompts to install EndNote

Regular Updates after installation:
‚ÄčEndNote releases small updates regularly, and after installation users will be able to grab these updates under the Help menu in EndNote. 

Open the EndNote Library, select the Help menu, then "Check for Updates".  It is useful to check this from time to time to ensure the latest patches are downloaded.

Download instructions for EndNote

Current staff and students of the University of Tasmania are eligible to install EndNote software on University and home computers and laptops.  You will need your UTAS username and password.

Note for Staff: If you have a staff device provided by UTAS, the easiest option is to go the Self Service on the mac to install EndNote.
If you need help installing, please contact the UTAS IT service desk.

The new EndNote 21 installer for mac is now available from the Software and Utilities page and from Self Service on a mac.


  • Go to Software and Utilities
  • Click on Download EndNote 21 (Mac) 
  • Supply your UTAS username and email password
  • Download the software to your desktop
  • Double click on EndNote 21 Installer.dmg
  • Drag and drop EndNote 21 folder into the Applications folder on your computer
  • Double click on the EndNote 21 folder in the Applications folder then double click on the EndNote 21 icon to initiate installation.


Important terms of use:

  1. License. You may use EndNote solely for the purpose of searching online resources for references, creating, and building a personal library of references, formatting references, and creating uniform citations and footnotes.
  2. Privacy. You must not upload any content to EndNote which contains personal data.