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Installing EndNote to Personal Devices

Staff and students may download EndNote to personal laptops or home desktops for free.

  1. Click on the Downloads 'tile' in MyND Portal and accept the terms and conditions
  2. In the new window, double click the EndNote folder to open
  3. FIRST open the Read-me-First Installation Guide, and follow the instructions
  4. Select the EndNote Installer folder > Choose Mac or Windows
  5. Click the file under the File Name column
  6. Follow the installation instructions in the Read-me-First file or below for your device.

For Windows:

  1. Save the folder to your PC (the desktop is convenient) and then right click on the zip folder to choose the Extract all option (do not just click Open)
  2. Run ENX9Inst.msi (one of the files you just extracted from the zip folder on your desktop) and follow the prompts
  3. Delete the zip folder you created in step 1 from your desktop or other location
  4. You can now access EndNote X9 from your Start Menu applications list

For Mac:

  1. Run EndNote X9Installer.dmg and follow the prompts
  2. You can now access EndNote X9 from your Application menu

System Requirements

Check System Requirements and Compatibility here:

EndNote on Campus PCs

To open EndNote on a University PC, login and go to Start > All Programs > Applications > EndNote.

  • If you are using EndNote for the first time, once you have clicked on the program to open it you will see a blank grey screen. Click File > New to  create a new EndNote Library – save to your Documents (H drive). Once you have made an EndNote Library it should automatically open when you access EndNote; if not, go to the My Documents file location and double click on the EndNote .enl file icon(.enl file) . *Note: it is highly recommended that beginner users attend a Library Introduction to EndNote workshop or review EndNote's online training materials. Please see the Support & Training page in this guide for helpful links.
  • If you have already created an EndNote Library, try using the PCs Search function to locate it.

EndNote search