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EndNote 21: Home


EndNote is a reference management program which can automate much of the work of organizing and formatting citations and bibliographies. This guide is for the most current version, EndNote 21, available and supported through HPU Libraries.

For more information about the changes in EndNote 21, please view What's New in EndNote 21 on the official EndNote YouTube channel.

What is Endnote?

You can use EndNote to:

1. Import references directly from article databases

2. Pull reference information from stored PDFs

3. Access references from anywhere using EndNote Online

4. Capture references for a webpage with the push of a button

5. Store your article PDFs and other relevant files

6. Highlight and annotate directly onto PDFs

7. Organize your research into libraries and groups

8. Collaborate by sharing libraries and groups with others

9. Output bibliographies in over 6,000 different styles

10. Embed quick citation tools into Microsoft Word, and more!

EndNote is available free of charge to HPU students, faculty and staff.

What is EndNote Online?

Endnote has two interfaces--a downloadable desktop program and an online "cloud-based" library. Set them up to synchronize, maximizing access to your library across locations and devices.

Most of the content on this guide applies to using the desktop version of Endnote. For instructions specific to the cloud-based version, click the tab for EndNote Online.

Clarivate's official EndNoteTraining YouTube Channel doesn't allow direct embeds of their most current tutorial videos, so please follow the links below to access the video tutorials:

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EndNote offers a full suite of training videos for free on their YouTube channel.

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