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SURF Help Guide

Download EndNote


EndNote citation manager software is available for free to St. Mary's students, faculty, and staff.

Download EndNote

  • Faculty & Staff:
    The EndNote installation files for PCs and Macs are available in the Portal in the Working at SMCM tab under Software.
  • Students:
    The Endnote installation files for PCs and Macs are available in the Portal in the My Academics tab.
  • EndNote Web: You can also sign up for a two-year account with EndNote Web, a cloud-based version of the EndNote program that allows you to sync your Endnote library across multiple computers.

Learn to use EndNote in less than 10 minutes

Extra EndNote Help

Support for EndNote, including tutorials and guides are available online. Reference librarians are available to help with basic EndNote troubleshooting.

Resources for Older Editions of Endnote

Known Technical Issues

"Site License"

If EndNote asks for a site license during installation, bring your computer to the OIT Help Desk in Baltimore Hall between 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday and they can resolve the issue.

Compatibility Issues for Older Editions of EndNote

EndNote X8 "Cite As You Write" is NOT compatable with IOS Yosemite. To use EndNote X8 you must upgrade to El Capitan. Contact OIT for assistance.

EndNote X7 users may experience issues after updating to Mac OS Sierra

Known problems include loss of the pdf viewer / annotator and problems downloading plug-ins from some third-party websites.

If you have updated to Sierra and would like to revert to El Capitan, contact OIT to re-image your Mac.

Or download EndNote 20 in Portal.