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EndNote Basics

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.

Mac OS

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 X8 in Portal.

EndNote X8 PDF Guide


Create an EndNote Library

Create an EndNote Library (1m41s)

Keeping EndNote Library Files Separate (40s)

Note: Windows is shown here, but the same rules apply for Mac OS

Export References from Databases (1m59s)

Creating In-text Citations and Bibliographies: "Cite as You Write" (1m14s)

Nice to Know

Finding and Attaching PDFs

Finding PDFs for References (17s)

Create Citations from PDFs (3m26s)