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EndNote is a software tool that you can use to manage bibliographies and references. It enables you to:

  • create your bibliographies in word-processing software such as Microsoft Word and WordPerfect.
  • store all of your bibliographic references in your own private, searchable reference library.

On this page you will find information about licensing EndNote software through Information Technology Services (ITS) including:

System requirements for EndNote software

EndNote Libraries are compatible across Mac and Windows platforms.

Windows

EndNote version X9:

  • Windows XP (service pack 3), Vista (32/64 bit), Windows 7 (32/64 bit), Windows 8 (32/64 bit), and Windows 10 (32/64 bit)
  • Pentium 450Mhz or faster
  • Hard disk with 180MB available
  • 256 MB RAM
  • CD-ROM drive required for installation (not for download installation)
  • Internet connection required to search online databases
  • EndNote files are compatible across Windows and Mac OS X platforms
  • Endnote is Unicode compliant
  • To use MSI installation, it is necessary to have the latest Windows updates installed.

Mac OS

EndNote version X9:

  • Mac OS X (10.8 and later) - please see the above note regarding MacOS Sierra
  • Intel-based Mac
  • Hard disk with 400 MB available
  • Minimum 256 MB of available RAM
  • CD-ROM drive required for installation (not for download installation)

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EndNote software usage and licence terms

  • EndNote is available to all University of Otago staff and students
  • Staff and students can use EndNote software on their home computers for University work only. They can only do so while they are University of Otago employees or students
  • An annual licence for EndNote software is available through ITS. The licence period is 31 December to 30 December

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Price of EndNote software

EndNote is FREE to University of Otago staff and students.

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Ordering EndNote software through ITS

University Departments/Staff

Please complete the Software Order online form on our software licence order form page to order EndNote software. Remember to provide a username/computer ID with your order.

Staff who wish to use EndNote software on their home computer also need to complete a Work at Home Application form (.pdf, 54KB) and email it to its.software@otago.ac.nz

Students

  1. Please complete the Student EndNote Application form (PDF 71 KB)
  2. Email the completed form to its.software@otago.ac.nz
  3. You will be emailed to advise how you can download the software

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Do you have a question? Please see the AskOtago Knowledgebase for more information about purchasing and licensing EndNote software.