EndNote

EndNote is a reference management software that can be used on Windows and Macintosh computers. It allows you to create a collection of bibliographic records and files to use for your research and writing.

Obtain a copy of EndNote for students

Central Queensland University's site licence covers students enrolled at the various campuses.

EndNote 20 for Windows and Macintosh are available for download from the Student portal.

  1. Log into the Student Portal
  2. Select Support from the left-hand menu
  3. Go to Support and advice contacts
  4. Scroll down to Study Success and click Software and downloads in Finding IT support.
  5. Select EndNote
  6. Read the License Terms and Conditions of Use. You are agreeing to these terms and conditions when you download the software.
  7. Download and install the software:
    • Windows
      • Download the zip file.
      • Extract the files. Set the extracted folder to Downloads or another folder on your hard drive, not the same folder that it is currently in.
      • Right click on the installation file and select Run As Administrator.
    • Mac
      • Download the dmg file.
      • Double click the dmg file to open the installer.
      • Follow the prompts to install EndNote.

 

Please contact the Technology and Services Assistance Centre (TaSAC) if you have problems installing EndNote.

Obtain a copy of EndNote for staff

Central Queensland University's site licence covers staff at the various campuses.

EndNote 20 for Windows is available for download from Company Portal. EndNote X9 for Windows and Mac is also available via StaffNet.

Download a copy from Company Portal

  1. Open Company Portal on your staff computer.
  2. Type EndNote into the search box at the top and click Enter.
  3. Click the EndNote icon.
  4. Click Install.

 

Download a copy from StaffNet

  1. Log into StaffNet.
  2. Type EndNote into the search box at the top and click Enter.
  3. Click on EndNote in the results list where the link is staffnet.cqu.edu.au/our-uni/departments/iatd/Pages/EndNote.aspx.
  4. Read the License Terms and Conditions of Use. You are agreeing to these terms and conditions when you download the software.
  5. Download and install the software:
    • Windows
      • Download the zip file.
      • Extract the files. Set the extracted folder to Downloads or another folder on your hard drive, not the same folder that it is currently in.
      • Run the installation file as an administrator.
    • Mac
      • Download the dmg file
      • Double click the dmg file to open the installer
      • Follow the prompts to install EndNote.

 

Please contact the Technology and Services Assistance Centre (TaSAC) if you have problems installing EndNote.

Installation Tips

If you are upgrading to a newer version of EndNote:

  • Backup custom styles, filters, connection files and libraries the including .DATA folder before uninstalling the previous version.

  • It is recommended that you uninstall the older version before you install the new version. Never run two versions of EndNote on the same computer.

Which version of EndNote do I use?

The version of EndNote you need, depends on your computer hardware and software. Check EndNote: Compatibility and System requirements opens in a new window for your computer.

Current issues

EndNote X9 and Endnote 20 are not compatible with Mac OS BigSur. Read the EndNote vendor's article on EndNote: Big Sur Compatibility opens in a new window