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EndNote Online

Previously known as EndNote Web - now just called EndNote Online - this is a web version of the EndNote desktop software. It can be used to enhance the usability of the desktop version* or as a standalone reference management product.  The three main advantages of using the desktop and online versions together are:

  1. Search and download references from Notre Dame's e-collections and databases
  2. Share references with colleagues
  3. Access and manage your research from anywhere

EndNote Online Getting started

 *Notre Dame staff and students are able to download the desktop version free of charge.

Syncing with EndNote

Sync icon

To enable syncing between your EndNote desktop and your EndNote Online account, you must have registered for an EndNote web account and have Syncing enabled on your EndNote desktop version. 

If you meet both of these conditions, click the Sync icon (pictured at left) in the toolbar and the sync should occur automatically.

If you have an EndNote web account and your desktop library is not automatically syncing to it, you need to set your Syncing Preferences:

  1. In EndNote desktop, click Edit, then Preferences.
  2. Make sure your login details for EndNote web are entered, then click Enable Sync.
  3. If you wish to sync your desktop and online libraries automatically (every 15 minutes), then tick the Sync Automatically box.