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Please note: Pratt Library is no longer able to help with Endnote including formatting and functionality issues. For installation issues please call IS at 636-4100. Thank you.

Endnote Training

Endnote X9 Guides

Endnote now offers online getting started guides for Windows, Mac and Online users.

What is Endnote?

EndNote is a bibliographic management software tool that ...

  • Connects to online databases to search for references
  • Organizes references to many types of literature as well as charts, graphs, and other graphics
  • Creates reference lists for manuscripts in many different styles
  • Share libraries or groups with colleagues

What's New in EndNote 20?

For a complete list of EndNote X9 training tools (videos and downloadable PDFs) click here: 

Endnote 20 - Desktop Installation

EndNote 20 is available to download! Follow these instructions to download from the Software Center:  

Note: Make sure to close all Microsoft programs including Outlook and Word before starting


  • Go to the Start Flag  (bottom left of your computer) and type in Software Center.
  • Click on EndNote 20 and follow the prompts to install.

MAC X9 now but 20 is coming soon!

  • Go to Spotlight Search and type in Self Service.
  • Click on EndNote X9 and follow the prompts to install.

Endnote Guided Tour (downloadable pdf)


Please note that Endnote advises users not to save libraries to the following cloud based services: Amazon Cloud, Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, Office 365 (this includes One Drive), Sharepoint, SkyDrive and SugarSync.

Endnote Sync

Endnote X8 offers EndNoteSync that enables you to transfer your groups and references from your online account to your desktop and the reverse. It is highly recommended that you set up this account and sync it. Even if you never use the online version, consider this your backup library in case you lose your desktop version!!

See the Endnote Online tab on how to sign up for Endnote Online.

Please note that you must be on campus and using a CCHMC computer to get the full version of Endnote Online*
From Endnote desktop version go to:

  • Edit--Preferences--Sync.
  • Click on Enable Sync, Sign Up and create an account.
  • Go back to Endnote desktop and enter your user name and password. Check the Sync Automatically box or you can uncheck the box but you will need to click the Sync button on the top menu to sync your desktop to your online library.

To get to Endnote Online from the desktop version go to Help-Endnote Online and logon or go directly to and login from any computer anywhere in the hospital.

*If you are not on campus or using a CCHMC desktop you will only get Endnote Basic which excludes many features.

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