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EndNote:EndNote for Windows

This guide will show you how to get and use EndNote at ACU

About EndNote

EndNote is software for storing, managing, searching and sharing references.

EndNote:

  • keeps records including details of books, book chapters, journal articles, websites, conference papers and theses
  • organizes records in groups and allows you to add keywords, labels and notes
  • creates and formats reference lists in a selected style, eg. APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA, Vancouver
  • stores articles for you (eg. PDF files)
  • saves records from search engines and databases
  • searches library catalogues and resources like PubMed to find items

Acknowledgement

We would like to acknowledge the contribution made by Curtin University Library

Get EndNote

EndNote is free for our staff and students. To get your copy, either:

  1. Download to your computer
  2. Borrow a CD from your campus library
  3. Get an EndNote CD mailed to you

By accepting the EndNote software from ACU, you agree to abide by the following Conditions of Use.

Conditions of Use:

  1. The software is available to current students and staff of ACU. Your right to use this software ends when you are no longer a staff member or student at ACU.
  2. The software must not be lent, given, or sold to anyone else.
  3. The software may only be used during the time of the licence agreement. The current agreement ends on August 18, 2017. The EndNote software must be removed from your work and home computers at this time.

Installing EndNote for Windows

Installing EndNote from a download

  • Make sure no other applications are running
  • Double-click on the file you have downloaded
  • (If a folder window opens, copy all the files in it onto your desktop, then double-click on the ENX7Inst.msi file on your desktop.) If are asked for a product key, make sure all files are copied to your desktop and run them from there
  • Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation. You can choose to install EndNote as is, i.e. Full installation, or you can customise your setup
  • By default, EndNote is installed in the C:\\Program Files\EndNote X7 folder. You can change this if you wish

*** Please note!  If you are asked for a product key, copy all the files onto your desktop and run them from there ***

Installing EndNote from a CD

  • Make sure no other applications are running
  • Insert the EndNote CD into your CD or DVD drive
  • If the CD doesn't automatically load the EndNote install application
    • Double-click on My Computer, then on the icon representing your CD or DVD drive
    • Double-click on the file ENX7Inst.msi
  • Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation. You can choose to install EndNote as is, i.e. Full installation, or you can customise your setup
  • By default, EndNote is installed in the C:\\Program Files\EndNote X7 folder. You can change this if you wish