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EndNote

Use this bibliographic management and formatting software to help you manage citations and references throughout the process of writing a research paper.

EndNote Availability

EndNote X8EndNote X8 is now available campuswide, free for MSU students, faculty, & staff thanks to a library subscription. EndNote is one of the most used citation managers. It is a bibliographic management and formatting program that can help you manage citations, PDFs, and in text references throughout the process of writing a research paper.

  • Find, store, and organize references
  • Connect the citations to the full text of articles
  • Organize you references into groups
  • Format bibliographies in APA, MLA, Chicago, and thousands of other styles
  • Store references from Web of Science and other databases

 

EndNote Versions

Various versions of EndNote are available.

EndNote (desktop) (X8 for Windows or Mac)

  • Includes online searching, importing citations
  • Cite While You Write plug-in for Word
  • Store, mark-up, and attach PDFs & images, with up to 5GB online storage
  • Author, journal, & keyword term lists 
  • Can modify styles and filters and create your own
  • Unlimited citations
  • Sync libraries with EndNote Web/Basic

EndNote Basic (formerly EndNote Web)

  • Free for all users
  • Accessible via the web
  • Cite While You Write plug-in for Word
  • Store up to 2GB of documents (PDFs, etc.)

iPad App

  • Free for all users
  • Can sync with EndNote desktop and EndNote Basic