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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 an EndNote Online account:

In order to see features like the MMU Harvard style, you first need to log in via the Institutional/Shibboleth option.

  • Select Sign in via your Institution/Shibboleth login.
  • Under the option for Institutional (Shibboleth) Users Sign In, choose UK Federation and then Go.
  • Type Manchester Metropolitan University and select Continue.
  • On campus users – you will be taken straight back to the Endnote Online homepage.
  • Off campus users – you need to login using your MMU details, you will then be taken back to the Endnote Online homepage.  Please note if you have already logged into any library resources you may not need to enter your MMU details and may return straight to the Endnote Online homepage.
  • Next select Register.
  • 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 eg !. Click Register.
  • EndNote will send you a confirmation email that you need to open and follow the instructions within in order to finish the account creation process.  The email may go into your spam folder. If this happens, move it to your inbox before following the activation link.
  • Once you confirm your details, you will be able to access your EndNote account. 

Already got an account? Log in to your EndNote Online account.

 Video showing you how to create an account

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 webinar box below to watch this recording.


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.