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EndNote: Intro

Windows Handouts

The following materials are for Windows users. (If you have a Mac, see the box below.)

EndNote Tutorials & Info

In addition to the links below, much helpful information is available from the Help menu within EndNote itself.


EndNote X7.2 upgrade released. This release includes the ability to share your entire library – references, PDFs, attachments – with up to 14 other EndNote X7 users. Read more. If you're already an EndNote X7 user, you will be prompted to upgrade when you open the program.

Ongoing EndNote Webinars. Did you know Thomson Reuters, the makers of EndNote, offer regular webinars throughout the year? Check out their schedule of upcoming sessions.

EndNote for iPad app. Learn more about this new app on this page of our Mobile Technology guide.

LHL offers online EndNote training. Find recordings of our online EndNote training sessions our Vimeo channel.

Download EndNote Software

UAB students and employees (does not include UAB Health System) can now download (for free) this latest version of EndNote software with a current Blazer ID/password from UAB IT’s Software and Subscription Resources page. (Follow the download instructions provided below to ensure you are not asked for a product key.)

What is EndNote?

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EndNote is bibliographic management software that can make your life much easier when you need to collect and manage citations for your research or coursework.

Among many other helpful features, EndNote software will allow you to:

  • import citations from popular research databases and search engines
  • store citations in groups
  • insert in-text citations and bibliography in Word documents in the bibliographic style of your choice
  • find and attach full-text  PDFs to their corresponding EndNote records
  • sync citations between EndNote Basic (formerly EndNote Web) and EndNote
  • search and annotate PDFs

About EndNote X7

EndNote X7 is the latest version of EndNote licensed by UAB. Watch the video below to see the new features included in this version of EndNote.

Note: Before downloading EndNote X7 or using the sync feature, it is STRONGLY recommended that you create a back-up copy of your EndNote library. To do this, go to File > Compressed Library in EndNote.

New features include:

  • Automatically import PDFs from a specified folder on your computer
  • Organize folders of PDFs into separate groups during PDF import
  • Automatically rename PDFs with customized settings during PDF import
  • Create a curriculum vitae with subheadings for different types of publications by selecting an EndNote output style
  • Create a bibliography using Cite While You Write (EndNote toolbar for Word) with separate sections for separate topics or for primary/secondary sources

EndNote Librarian Contacts

LHL Librarians who can help you with EndNote:

Please click on one of the names above to email that person or chat with us during business hours using the box below.

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EndNote Software Updates

To make sure you have the latest EndNote updates installed, in EndNote click on Help and then Check for Updates.

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