EndNote is a software to manage references and bibliographies.
EndNote Online is a web based reference management program for students that can be used when writing a paper or thesis, for instance. EndNote Web will make it much easier to write references and create reference lists in a correct way in accordance with the standards of the style used. Read more at the library's page about EndNote for students External link, opens in new window..
The desktop version has features that can be useful if you study at an advanced level and handle a large amount of references. To get access to EndNote desktop, please contact IT.
EndNote is a desktop reference management software that can be used when writing articles and other academic texts. EndNote will make it much easier to write references and create reference lists in a correct way in accordance with the standards of the style used.
Can I save my library in the cloud/in my home directory?
No, to ensure that your EndNote library works correctly, it needs to be stored locally on your computer's hard drive, C :. It is recommended that you create a backup of your library from time to time, which you then save in OneDrive or in your home directory.
Can I move my library from Documents?
Yes, as long as it is stored locally on your hard drive, C :, you can move your EndNote library. Note that you must move both the .data folder and the .enl file. These must be in the same folder, and they must have the same name in addition to the file extension.
How do I create a backup?
Open your EndNote library. Then go to File and select Compress Library. Make settings for your backup and click Next. You now have to choose where you want to save your backup, it gets the file extension .enlx. Note that you should not open and work in your backup when it is saved in OneDrive or in your home directory. First, move it to your hard disk if you need to restore your library.
Should I update the program with a new version?
Yes, when a new version is released, it's good to update. A new version fixes bugs and increases security. Before updating, back up your EndNote library. Save the Backup file in OneDrive or your home directory and it will be safe if something should happen during the update. Close all Office programs (Outlook, Word, Powerpoint, etc.) before performing the update.