EndNote is reference management software designed to make your academic life a little easier by allowing you to build a collection of references for your research. It can help take the stress out of referencing properly, helping you organise your lists of references and create bibliographies.
It allows you to :
So why use EndNote?
There are lots of different types of reference management software available on the market and there aren't any definite answers about which piece of bibliographic software is the best one to use (although do check with your supervisor in case they have a particular view point on what you should use).
Choosing which software to use (if any!) is a personal choice and it needs to fit the way you are finding information, collecting references, note taking and much more.
More information, including comparison charts, can be found on our Referencing Guide, under Reference Management Software.
It is possible to use EndNote on your Mac and also on your ipad.
A video can be found below which covers using EndNote Desktop and EndNote Online with a Mac. Other resources on how to use EndNote on your ipad can be found here.
EndNote is compatible with Apple's Pages software however, the EndNote Cite While You Write plug-in is not currently compatible with Office 2016.
Papers software is an alternative to EndNote. See here for details.
Please note that the EndNote Support Team is not able to support Mac users, although we will do our best to point you to useful information.