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Subject support guide

Your subject-specific guide to using library resources.

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Accessing EndNote

The University supports the latest version of EndNote, currently EndNote 20, which is available in all clusters and on any University-owned machine
If you are working with an earlier version on a University PC you can request an upgrade to the latest version through your Computing Officer or NUIT. Newcastle University has a site licence for EndNote and it can be installed on any University-owned machine free of charge (email

The University Site Licence allows installation of EndNote on staff and student personal machines.

To request a download of EndNote 20 please submit the EndNote Personal Use Request form to NUIT.

Note: this copy of EndNote is only for use whilst you remain at Newcastle University and must be removed if and when you leave.

  • Via the Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) To access the WVD, follow the install instructions from NUIT. If you are accessing EndNote via WVD you also need to use Microsoft Word and Library Search via WVD as well (rather than using your own version of Word).
  • If you sign up for an EndNote online account you can access a limited version of the software wherever you have an Internet connection - EndNote Online Workbook

It is possible to use EndNote on your Mac and also on your ipad.


See the video below which covers using EndNote desktop and EndNote online with Word on a Mac. EndNote is also compatible with Apple's Pages software but you will need to install the Pages EndNote plug-in.



An Endnote for iPad App is available as is guidance from Thomson Reuters on how to use Endnote on your iPad.



Papers software is Apple's own reference management software.

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.