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EndNote: Obtain Endnote

Instructions for downloading EndNote

Monash-provided EndNote software is available to Monash staff and students.  Your Monash user name and password is required to download the software. The latest version of EndNote is X9.

Refer to the above tabs For Windows users or For Mac users for instructions on obtaining and installing the software. 

Mac OS Catalina:  See the important message about updating to the Catalina OS under the For Mac users tab

Prior to installation of the software:

  • Check the EndNote software and hardware requirements prior to download. (Note: this link directs you to EndNote.com- do not download EndNote from this page)
  • Microsoft Word must be correctly installed on your computer prior to installation.

If you have a problem installing EndNote

For any technical issues when installing EndNote, contact Monash University eSolutions Service Desk

Note for those using the Vancouver referencing style:

Prior to adding entries to your library, the relevant journal terms list needs to set after EndNote has been installed.  Follow the instructions in the document below.

Installing EndNote

To install EndNote on your own computer, click the link below, read the EndNote@Home conditions, then click the Monash Software Google Drive link.

Staff wishing to download EndNote to a Monash supplied device, click on the link below:

By default, EndNote X9 installs only the commonly used filters, output styles and connection files. To install all available files, chose Custom instead of Typical during the installation process.

  1. Select the Custom option during installation.  
  2. From the drop-down menu called Additional Connections, choose 'Entire feature will be installed on local hard drive'. Repeat this step for Additional Filters and Additional Styles.

            EndNote9 custom installation                 EndNote9 custom installation

After you have installed EndNote X9 we suggest you check for any updates to this version and install them.

To do this choose the Help tab in the menu bar and then "check for updates" from the options.

IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR MAC USERS WITH ENDNOTE

MacOS 10.15 Catalina 

Before upgrading to MacOS 10.15 Catalina, it is necessary update to EndNote X9.3 by following this procedure (Crandon Services site).

Note: If you are nearing the end of your project (e.g. your PhD thesis), it is better not to update your operating system.

Important Notes: The latest version of EndNote is X9. Please note the following identified issues.

Mac OS: Mojave

EndNote is best used with Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome. Security settings in Safari can prevent direct export from databases.

 

Installing EndNote

To install EndNote on your own computer, click the link below, read the EndNote@Home conditions, then click the Monash Software Google Drive link.

Staff wishing to download EndNote to a Monash supplied device, click on the link below:

Once it is in your Downloads folder, EndNote will need to be installed in your Applications folder.

To install EndNote:

  • Make sure no applications are running.         
  • Start the EndNote installation program by double clicking the downloaded installer file (EndNote-X9OSX.dmg) to display an EndNote X9 folder.
  • Drag the EndNote X9 folder to the Applications folder on your hard drive.Double click on the Applications folder, then the EndNote X9 folder, then the EndNote X9 application icon in order to launch EndNote.
  • At this point you have the option to register for an EndNote X9 online account.
  • Follow the prompts, then Click Done

Complete the installation:

By default EndNote X9 only installs a selection of the most popular filters, connection files and output styles. Unlike Windows users, Mac users are not offered the Custom installation option during the installation process. Additional connection files, filters and output styles must be installed manually:

  1. Click on EndNote X9 in top left corner of EndNote menu bar ► Customizer
  2. Check every box and click Next, Click Done.

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After you have installed EndNote X9 we suggest you check for any updates to this version and install them.

To do this choose the EndNote X9 tab in the menu bar and then "check for updates" from the options.

Updating to X9.3.3 on Windows (Crandon Services site)

If you are upgrading from a previous version of EndNote (e.g EndNote X8 to EndNote X9) make sure you do the following:

  • Backup your library, and any style, import filters and connection files you wish to retain
  • Uninstall the previous version. 
    • Windows users:  Use 'Add or Remove programs' in the 'Control Panel' of your computer
    • Mac users:
      1. Start the older version of EndNote
      2. From the EndNote menu select Customizer
      3. Select all the options and then click Uninstall
      4. Click Next and follow the prompts.