For researchers

EndNote is a program that allows a user to manage and organise personal libraries of bibliographic references. See below for conditions of use, installing EndNote and frequently asked questions.

About EndNote

EndNote's three distinct advantages for referencing are:

  • The ability to create, manage and search personal reference libraries.
  • The use of linking to create in-text citations and bibliographies in word-processed documents, using defined bibliographic styles.
  • The ability to import to EndNote reference libraries, bibliographic references from databases and library catalogues.

Conditions of use

The Macquarie University Licence Agreement permits the use of the program for course work, research or other work directly related to Macquarie University. EndNote can only be used by Macquarie University staff and students:

  • on and off campus on University-owned computers
  • on and off campus on personally-owned computers.

The computer owner must be a Macquarie University staff member or student and the licence applies only whilst they continue to be associated with Macquarie University.

Installing EndNote X9 on PC

  1. Download EndNote X9.
  2. Login with your OneID username and password.
    Note: Be aware that the following instruction is based on using Google Chrome, and other browsers may display slightly differently.
  3. A compressed (zipped) file "endnote_x9_window.zip" will appear at the bottom left corner.
  4. Double click to open it. Two files should display:
    • "ENX90Inst.msi"
    • "License.dat"
  5. To extract both files in the .zip package, highlight the files.
  6. Extracting two zipped files on Windows

  7. Create a new folder on the desktop and select the destination for both extracted files in the new folder.
  8. Select 'Extract'.
  9. Open the new folder containing the extracted files and double-click the file "ENX801inst.msi" to install EndNote.

Product key

You must extract the files from the .zip package before double-clicking the ENX901inst.msi file. Not extracting the files properly will cause you to be prompted for a Product Key and you will not be able to install EndNote.

Installing EndNote X9 on Mac

  1. Download EndNote X9.
  2. Log in with your OneID username and password.
    Note: Be aware that the following instruction is based on using Google Chrome, and other browsers may display slightly differently.
  3. A file "endnote_x9_mac.dmg" will appear at the bottom left corner.
  4. Click on 'Download file' and the EndNote X9 Installer image will appear.
  5. Double-click on 'Install EndNote X9 image'.
  6. Button to install EndNote x9 on mac

  7. This will bring up an image with Licensed to and our license name Macquarie University. Click 'Install'.
  8. Button to install EndNote x9 on mac

  9. This will launch the EndNote X9 application. Click through the screens to finish the installation process.

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