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A basic guide to using EndNote for PC and Mac

What is Endnote?


EndNote is a commercial reference management software package, used to manage bibliographies and references when writing essays and articles. It is produced by Clarivate Analytics (previously by Thomson Reuters).

What Endnote can do?

  • EndNote is a software that allows you to collect, organize, and share references! 
  • It creates in-text citations and bibliographies in Microsoft Word automatically.                                                     
  • Currently enrolled Brandeis students, faculty, and staff can download EndNote for free from the ITS Software Page.

  Download EndNote  

We can help!

  • Have questions about how to use EndNote? Make an appointment with one of our EndNote team members! Schedule an Appointment   *If you have a small group (5+), you can request a special session
  • Want to learn more about citing tools? Schedule an appointment with a librarian. 

Check out Zotero as an alternative

Don't like EndNote? Check out our Zotero guide! Zotero does a brilliant job in managing citations.

Brandeis library offers Zotero workshops and one-on-one support.