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Referencing & EndNote: EndNote Desktop

The Glucksman Library's guide to referencing and using EndNote in the University of Limerick.

What is EndNote?

EndNote is a a type of reference management software which allows you to create your own reference database and then to use that database to generate a bibliography in your papers, books and theses. It is available in both Desktop and Online versions with EndNote X8 being the current Desktop version.

EndNote helps users:

  • Gather references automatically from databases;
  • Format  documents and citations instantly in a variety of styles;
  • Generate bibliographies;
  • Create and organise a personal research database of references, images and PDFs;
  • Share citations with colleagues.

Installing EndNote Desktop

The University of Limerick has a site license for the use of EndNote Desktop. This means that EndNote Desktop can be downloaded onto UL owned computers only

EndNote Q&A session - online webinar

This session is hosted by EndNote on Fridays's at 4pm Irish time. 

This is an open question-and-answer drop-in webinar, much like a professor's office hours.  Drop in any time during the session to get answers about how to use EndNote.  Registration is required, but participants' identities will not be shared during the call.  

Upcoming sessions and registration is available on the EndNote training page

EndNote for Systematic Reviews

A guide to using EndNote for systematic reviews is available under the Managing Records (EndNote) tab of our Systematic Review LibGuide: https://libguides.ul.ie/systematic-reviews.