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A basic guide to help users get started with EndNote

How to use EndNote in 7 minutes

       Whether you have just started using EndNote or need to refresh your memory, you can access a number of official EndNote training videos and materials online at You can also to refer to a variety of EndNote Training videos on YouTube.

How to use EndNote in 7 minutes

You can also view one of the following videos (for Windows or Mac) to learn the basics of how to:

  • create an EndNote library
  • import a reference from an online database
  • create a custom group and add references to it
  • insert a reference in a Word document
  • format a bibliography
  • add page numbers to a citation.



EndNote 20 Further Help

For detailed instructions on how to use EndNote 20, please refer to the links below:

The EndNote X9 Guided Tour

For a further step-by-step installation guide, please refer to sections 1.2.1 for Windows users and 1.2.4 for Mac users in The Little EndNote How-To Book.

‚ÄčFor detailed instructions on how to use EndNote X9, please refer to the links below:

Please note: these guides are for EndNote X9, the previous version of EndNote available. While a lot of the instructions may be the same, please refer to the EndNote 20 guides. These guides will remain for those who have chosen not to update to EndNote 20.