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EndNote: Overview

Learn more about EndNote, a citation management resource.

Get Access EndNote

MCW has an institutional subscription to EndNote.

Faculty and Staff: Contact your department's IS person or email to request a copy of the software.

Students: Installation instructions are available on the Academics page on MCWConnect. 

EndNote Instruction

MCW Libraries can provide a limited amount of training for this product.

What is EndNote?

EndNote allows you to create your own database by importing references from online databases, and use these references to format bibliographies.

MCW Libraries does not have a subscription to EndNote.  A license for the desktop version of EndNote may be purchased from the Research Computing Center.

EndNote Basic (web) is a free limited online version of the desktop EndNote.  Your references are stored online instead of on your computer. Compare features and capacity between the two versions of EndNote.
Create and login to your own EndNote Basic account!

Configuring EndNote to Access Full-text Articles

EndNote will attempt to locate PDF's that match the records in your library, but first you will need to add some preference settings.

Access the Preference area in EndNote and add the urls listed below:

Select the commands: Edit -> Preferences -> Find Full Text

  • Open URL Path:
  • Authenticate with URL:



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