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Referencing: Referencing tools


  • Recommended for Higher Degree Research (PhD and Masters level) students and academic research staff
  • May require training to use effectively, refer to the EndNote guide 
  • For longer research level outputs e.g. thesis writing

About Endnote

EndNote is available for all students and staff members who are currently enrolled and/or working at the University of Wollongong. EndNote is available on most lab computers across UOW campuses.

The current version of EndNote supported by UOW is X8.

For UOW students

Before downloading EndNote:

  1. Check the compatibility and system requirements for your operating system and word processing software.
  2. Read the installation guide for your version:

Download EndNote X8

For UOW professional and academic staff

For staff members using Windows, EndNote is available for installation in the Application Catalog (Desktop > Application Catalog > Click on EndNote X8 > Install).

Mac users should log a ticket with IMTS requesting an EndNote installation.

EndNote Upgrades

Upgrading EndNote requires administrator privileges. Staff members should log a ticket with IMTS requesting an EndNote upgrade.


  • Recommended for Undergraduate students
  • Easy to use
  • Perfect for short assessment tasks
  • Great for multiple assessments using the same references

About Zotero

Cost: Free
Styles: 8,167
Wordprocessor linkages: Word, LibreOffice/OpenOffice/NeoOffice, Googledocs