EndNote (desktop)

EndNote is a desktop bibliographic referencing application for

  • gathering bibliographic references from online databases and OPACs
  • amending, managing and storing references
  • formatting the references from a range of citation styles provided
  • exporting the references as footnotes, endnotes and bibliographies into Microsoft Word documents

Find or buy EndNote at Aberystwyth University

EndNote is available to use in computer rooms on campus

  • click on the Start button > All Programs > Word Processing > EndNote

EndNote is available as a free download (Windows / Mac) to institution-owned computers only.

Students and staff can buy the most recent version of EndNote for their own computer online

An online version of EndNote is freely available, with enhanced features added on for Aberystwyth University students and staff. 

Using EndNote with electronic resources at AU

It is not currently possible to download references from Primo to EndNote.

What can I do if my EndNote references don't appear properly in Word?

Follow the instructions in this FAQ

EndNote FAQs and online advice

There are detailed FAQs available online at the EndNote website:


Further detailed help and documentation is available in the Support and Services pages at the EndNote website


Find the Thomson Scientific forums here:


(choose the EndNote forum) where EndNote users discuss issues arising from their use of EndNote. The previous Endnote discussion list was located at AdeptScience who continue to index new forum entries and maintain a list archive back to May 2000 here: http://lists.adeptscience.co.uk/endnote/

Where can I get help, support and training locally in the use of EndNote?

Please contact the AU subject librarians acastaff@aber.ac.uk / 01970621896 for

  • help, advice and support when using EndNote at the University
  • arranging EndNote training for students or staff
  • finding/providing connection files and filters 
  • customising output styles for use in EndNote