EndNote: managing your references

EndNote is a tool for managing references and bibliographies. Depending on your needs, you can either download EndNote Desktop to your computer or sign up online for EndNote basic.

EndNote will

  • gather, store and manage references
  • automatically create and format bibliographies in your referencing style
  • search and retrieve records from catalogues and databases
  • insert citations directly into documents in your referencing style.

EndNote Desktop

EndNote Desktop is a full version of the EndNote software. We recommend it for researchers, Honours, postgraduates and anyone else who needs to keep track of a large number of references in their research work.

Download EndNote Desktop and additional files

EndNote basic

This is the online version of EndNote Desktop. We recommend it for undergraduates, Vocational Education students and anyone who needs to use a small number of references in their assignments.

Sign up for EndNote Basic

Help and training

Learn how to use EndNote with our EndNote: a beginner’s guide or explore other online tutorials, webinars and discussion forums for help and tips.

Help and training information

Alternatives to EndNote

Find out what other tools can help you manage references and bibliographies.

Other bibliographic management tools


A beginner’s guide

Need help with a referencing style?

Referencing guides