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Writing & Publishing Support: EndNote

Information about: citation management, RefWorks, EndNote, citation styles (APA, MLA, etc.), and more

EndNote Description

EndNote is a software application that allows you to find, store, create and share research.


  • A library of citations with links to full-text or PDFs of articles.
  • Bibliographies (a list of references) in any citation style format using Word.


  • Search online databases right from EndNote.
  • Import citations from the Upstate library's resources.

Download EndNote (Upstate users only)

Mac Users with Catalina

With the release of Mac OS 10.15 Catalina, Apple will be ending support for 32-bit applications, which will impact EndNote. EndNote will issue an update to address the problem prior to the release of Catalina, but you must have installed EndNote X9 to receive it. If you have not already done so, please download and install X9 from the Library software downloads page.

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Local Configuration Settings

OpenURL Path

In EndNote preferences: Edit --> Preferences --> Find Full Text  The following url is the OpenURL Path:

Proxy Information

Unfortunately, this feature in unavailable to Upstate users as the vendor has chosen not to provide compatibility with the common authentication system the library uses: OpenAthens.

How to use EndNote in 6 minutes (Windows)

How to Use EndNote in 6 Minutes (Mac)

This video provides what you need to give you a fast start on using EndNote for Macintosh users.