Chat now!

Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

EndNote X9: Guide Table of Contents

What is EndNote?

  • What is EndNote? - Description and introduction video to the software
  • EndNote Training - Training sessions on EndNote offered at Briggs Library 
  • Note on Browsers - Help with which browsers work best with EndNote

Getting Started

  • Getting and Installing EndNote
    • Downloading EndNote for Faculty/Staff
    • Downloading EndNote for Students
    • Getting EndNote for the iPad
    • Installing EndNote
  • Working with EndNote Online
    • Setting up an Account and Syncing
    • Syncing with EndNote Online


  • Setting EndNote up to Work For You
  • Find Full Text
  • Change Case
  • Display Fields
  • Display Fonts
  • Duplicates
  • Folder Locations
  • Formatting
  • Libraries
  • Read/Unread
  • Reference Types
  • Sorting
  • Sync
  • Spelling
  • Temporary Citations (for word processors other than Microsoft Word)
  • Term Lists
  • URLs & Links

Building a Library

  • Getting Citations
    • Ebsco Databases
    • Web of Science Databases
    • JSTOR
    • PubMed
    • manually Enter Records
    • PDFs From Your Computer
    • Authors in EndNote
    • Attach PDFs to Records

Organizing Your Library

  • Groups
    • Group Sets
    • Groups
    • Smart Groups
    • Combined Groups


  • About Shared Libraries
  • Share Your Library With Other Researchers
  • Accept a Shared Library From Another Researcher

Writing Papers

  • Using EndNote with Microsoft Word
    • Using EndNote to Create Citations & Your Bibliography
    • Types of Citations to Enter
    • Add Page Numbers to a Citation
    • Formatting a Document for Others to Review
    • Get a New Style
    • Using EndNote to Format a Whole Paper
    • Merging Multiple Documents Into One
    • Creating Bibliographies for Each Chapter
  • Using EndNote with LaTex and BibTex


  • Formatted Bibliographies
  • ResearcherID
  • Chapter Bibliographies
  • Bibliographies Sorted by Type

PowerPoint & EndNote

  • Windows EndNote and PowerPoint
  • Citations


  • Output Styles
    • Get a New Style
    • Edit a Style
    • Editing the Dropdown List of Styles

Journal Abbreviations

  • Lists of Journal Abbreviations
  • Manually Add Journal Abbreviations
  • Edit a Style to Use Journal Abbreviations

Troubleshooting & Help

  • Get Help for EndNote
  • LaTeX Users
  • Windows - EndNote Ribbon Does Not Show in Word
  • EndNote In-Text Citations with {#} for Windows
  • EndNote In-Text Citations with{#} for Mac

Moving, Saving, and Backing Up

To get to this page, mouse over the Troubleshooting & Help page and click on the Moving, Saving, & Backing Up page

  • Saving Your Library
  • Moving Your Library
  • Recovering a Corrupted Library
  • Backing Up Your Library
  • Restoring a Library From a Compressed Backup

Exporting Files

  • Exporting citations to Digital Measures
LibGuides Footer; South Dakota State University; Brookings, SD 57007; 1-800-952-3541