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What is EndNote?

EndNote software manage references, images, notes and other files in an EndNote library. It also links references to a Word document and automatically creates a bibliography.

EndNote has many output styles including specific journal styles.  The default style for University of Wollongong is Harvard.  In EndNote choose "author-date" style as this is closest to the UOW Harvard style.




Endnote X7 is now available for installation on your office computer and to download and install on your home computer. 

What is Endnote?
Endnote software manages references, images, notes, and other files in an Endnote library.  It also links references to a Word document and automatically creates a bibliography.  The workbooks in the Library Endnote Guide - - provide instruction on the use of Endnote.

Endnote has many output styles including specific journal styles.  The default style for UOW is Harvard.  In Endnote, choose "author-date" style as this is closest to the UOW Harvard style.

University Computers
University staff using Windows 7 are able to upgrade to Endnote X7 on their office computer. The software on these computers can be upgraded by selecting Endnote X7 from Run Advertised Programs in the Control Panel.  Go to Start - Control Panel - Programs - Run Advertised Programs and then click on Endnote X7 and then click the Run button. Phone ITS on extn. 3000 for assistance.

Staff using Macs should contact ITS support for upgrading Endnote on their office computer by phoning extn. 3000.

Public computers in the Library and in labs across the University have been upgraded to the latest version.

Home Computers
Endnote can be used at home while you are a student or staff member of the University of Wollongong.  Check the compatibility of Endnote X7 with your operating system and version of Microsoft Word before installing. Click on the Software tab above to download the software and installation instructions.  Please read the installation instructions before installing the software.  


Upgrading to the recently released OSX Mavericks will cause issues with EndNote X4.  This version of OSX is compatible only with EndNote X7. 

Check EndNote compatibility at the EndNote site

For information specifically about OSX Mavericks and EndNote click here


Both EndNote X7 and Endnote X4 are available to download for Windows or Macintosh for home . Instructions for installing the software are available via the Software tab. 

The Library recommends that you check the version of Microsoft Office installed on your personal computer before installing Endnote X7.  The University currently supports Microsoft Office 2010 on ITS managed desktop computers and is currently upgrading to Endnote X7.

Which version of  EndNote should I download and install? 
We recommend that you install Endnote X7 unless you have compatibility issues.

If you have any problems with the use of Endnote please contact the Library using Ask a Librarian.

EndNote Help


Attend a class

The EndNote workshop is an introductory session. This session will assist you to create and enter references into an EndNote library; import and search for stored references; edit your chosen style; add reference types to the template and link EndNote with your Word document.

Register for a session (HDR students only)


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