EndNote helps you manage your bibliography and citations, and is installed onto the computer of your choice. You store your citations offline on your computer, and use a Microsoft Word or Mac Pages plugin to automatically create bibliographies. EndNote is licensed for use by current NU faculty, staff, and students.
Questions about EndNote vs. RefWorks? We’ve created a more in-depth comparison chart here.
Note: First, make sure that you first have an EndNote-compatible browser (Firefox or Internet Explorer) and word processor (Microsoft Word, Mac Pages, or Open Office) installed on your computer. EndNote will automatically install a toolbar into Microsoft Word.
If you do not see this option, you should instead double-click on the EndNote .zip file, you will see the "extract all" tool. Single-click on the ENX5Inst.msi file and run the "extract all" tool:
A web-based version of EndNote is also available, called EndNote Web. With this version, you set up a personal account on the EndNote Web site and store your citations on the web (cloud-based) instead of on your own computer. You can create an account in multiple ways:
For more information on registration and getting started, see this guide from the company that makes EndNote.