EndNote: an introduction

Audience: PG research, PG taught, UG

Date: Thursday 27 June 2024

Times: 15.00 to 16.30

Key details: Online class via Microsoft Teams. Introductory class for students new to EndNote. EndNote can be used on a PC or Mac to store the references that you have used and insert them into your work in the correct style.

Course pre-work

Please download and install EndNote from Apps Anywhere in advance of the class: https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/it-support/services/software/students/. If you have any problems, email library@st-andrews.ac.uk.

Course information

EndNote is a leading bibliographic software, designed to efficiently manage your references. Easily store book and journal entries, locate and archive PDFs, and seamlessly fetch references from databases like JSTOR and Web of Science. With its Word plugin, automatically format citations in styles such as APA, Harvard, or Chicago, and generate bibliographies effortlessly. Best of all, the University offers it for free, allowing download to your personal device (PC or Mac). 

EndNote 20 is available to download from Apps Anywhere for use on your own computer and is also on all classroom PCs in the University. For more information about EndNote, including installation tips, please see our referencing software guide.

Please note that this is a standalone class and not part of a series.

Aims and objectives

By the end of this workshop you should be able to:

  • use EndNote to organise your references
  • import references from PDF journal articles
  • import references from online databases such as Web of Knowledge, JSTOR and Google Scholar
  • use EndNote in Word to prepare reference lists and bibliographies.


Hilda McNae

Ms Vicki Cormie

Course provider

Email: library@st-andrews.ac.uk