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These instructions were written as a short introduction to using EndNote, and have been updated continuously to reflect changes to X9

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Samantha McClellan
Office: Library 2002
Phone: 916-278-4659
Subjects: Anthropology

What is EndNote?




EndNote is a citation management software program designed to help researchers organize and manage their bibliographies. You can use it to do the following:

  • Export citations from various databases (e.g. Academic Search Complete, PubMed, Google Scholar)
  • Format citations in various citation styles (e.g. APA 6th edition, Chicago 17th Footnote)
  • Organize references (e.g. by class, subject, research project)
  • Format bibliographies and in-text citations in papers

Note: Some images on this guide may be from previous versions of EndNote. However, the features detailed in the image are in the same place on the program and operate in the same way.

Downloading EndNote

EndNote is freely available to download for Sac State students, faculty, and staff through IRT, for PC and Mac.

NOTE: If you are upgrading from an older version of EndNote, EndNote recommends backing up any existing EndNote files and uninstalling any older versions prior to installing the newer version. Please see the link below for more information. 

Last Updated: Apr 20, 2022 11:02 AM