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Nursing & Midwifery: EndNote


What is EndNote? 

EndNote is a reference management software program that is used by students, staff and researchers to store, manage and organise references. 


Why use EndNote? 

EndNote will allow you to: 

  • Store, organise and manage references in one place 

  • Organise references into groups/folders 

  • Import references from many online resources such as the library catalogue, databases, journals  

  • Create in-text citations in Microsoft Word 

  • Automatically creates bibliographies/reference lists in a Word document 

  • Format bibliographies in a style of your choice, e.g. Harvard 

  • Store, read, and annotate PDF files 

  • Manage large volumes of references required for systematic reviews 

  • Share your library or select group with other EndNote users 


How to install EndNote

The EndNote desktop program needs to be installed on to your device.  Step-by-step instructions on how to do this is available from the following link:  



Below are some short videos on how to export references from CINAHL and Ovid databases to import into EndNote.  There is also a video on how to remove duplicates for literature reviews.   To view additional EndNote videos created by Richard Fallis, the Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences librarian, please visit the following page:  


EndNote Resources

User guides 

More in-depth guidance can be found on the official EndNote LibGuide: 


EndNote Questions 

For technical advice contact EndNote support:  

For EndNote training and support, please contact me at