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Information about software that can help you organise your references.

About EndNote

What is it?

Software to help organise your references.

How can it help?

EndNote works seamlessly with Word to create in-text citations and a bibliography. You can choose from a range of referencing styles, including MMU Harvard.

Which version should I use?

EndNote Online

EndNote Desktop

EndNote iPad

Register for Endnote Online

Register for an EndNote Online account:

To register

To get access to the enhanced Endnote account, which includes features such as the MMU Harvard referencing style you first need to register via Web of Science.

  • Go directly to Web of Science
  • Click Sign In (at the top of screen)
  • Choose Register
  • Then retype your email address and click Continue.
  • A verification code will be sent to your email address.  Login into your email and type in the code you have been sent
  • Enter your details and choose a password. Your password must be eight characters long, include an uppercase letter, a lower case letter as well as a number and a symbol e.g. ! Click to Confirm.  A confirmation message will appear.
  • Now click on Endnote (at the top of screen), which will take you directly to your new Endnote account.

Once you have created an account you can access it directly by going to


EndNote Online Webinars

We deliver Endnote Online training as a webinar using Adobe Connect. You can look at our workshop page to check when our next webinar is running.

You can also watch a recording of our latest Endnote Online webinars. We have also included a webinar for Mac users.

You will need to download Adobe Connect in order to watch this recording. Download the handout below for instructions on how to do this. You will need to watch the recorded version of the meeting on a laptop/desktop computer using Flash. Mobile iOS devices, such as iPads, are not currently supported.

Want to know more about Endnote Desktop?

Endnote Desktop is now available to be used off campus. Staff and Students can download a trial version of the software. To continue using the software, you will need a product key. Please contact the IT helpline for the product key.

Please note the MMU Harvard referencing style is not included with the initial download but can be supplied by contacting

Download a handout

EndNote and Mac

Direct export from subject databases to EndNote does not work well with the Safari web browser. However, you can still transfer references from databases using an import filter or an alternative browser.

Library Search and EndNoteWeb using Safari as your web browser

The CWYW toolbar isn't appearing on Word 2016 on a Mac

Support from the EndNote software provider 

We have recorded a webinar for Mac users - see the webinars box above to watch this recording.