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Manage your references and create in-text citations and bibliographies.

EndNote training and support

Introduction to EndNote

A great place to start, this video contains all the content from our introductory training sessions. (Length: 32:29)

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How to use EndNote in 7 minutes videos



Online training:

Vendor (Clarivate) help and information:

EndNote on MacOS


Check EndNote compatibility with your operating system and hardware:

Importing references to EndNote

MacOS users may need to complete the following steps to enable export from databases and Google Scholar to EndNote:

  1. go to the Downloads folder
  2. control-click or right click on the exported file
  3. select Get info
  4. go to Open with
  5. check the box for Always open with ...

If EndNote does not appear in the list, select Other and search for EndNote. Once EndNote has been selected, click on Change all.


Troubleshooting common issues:

Exporting records to EndNote on MacOS

After installing EndNote, Mac users often need to configure their system to open downloaded files with EndNote.

After attempting to export records from a database or Google Scholar:

  • open Finder > Downloads 
  • control-click or right click on the exported file you wish to open
  • select Get info
  • go to Open with... and choose EndNote.

If EndNote does not appear on the list, select Other and search for the EndNote application. 

Once EndNote is selected, select Change all.

Request further assistance

For further EndNote support from the Library:

Last reviewed: 4 March 2022