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This guide will help you set up and use EndNote Desktop and EndNote Web.

What is EndNote?

What is EndNote?

  • A bibliographic citation management tool
  • A place to create and keep a library of citations 
  • A tool to format bibliographies in a variety of styles
  • A place to take and keep notes concerning specific citations
  • A place that you can keep full text articles, images, or tables
  • A resource that allows you to share citations with others

EndNote Guide (Offline)

Comparison of Features and Capacity



EndNote Online

(Web of Science)

EndNote Desktop

How to get it

Register through Web of Science

Open a ticket with the main Northwell IT department

What you get access to


Desktop & online


Web browser

Mac, PC, iPad App

Reference storage



Attachment storage

2 GB


Library sharing


Reference sharing

Manuscript matching

Automatic reference updating


Advanced reference organization


Online database searching

Create a list of favorite styles

Create custom groups of references

Create smart groups of references for instant sorting


One click to find full text


Annotate and highlight PDFs


Search PDF text and annotations


PDF auto-import folder


Smart reference creation


Integrated with Microsoft Word

Predefined bibliographic formatting styles



Create your own formatting styles


Multiple bibliographies in a single document


Subheading and category bibliographies


Composite references


Field substitutions


Journal abbreviation recognition & standardization


Custom options to add more database providers


Max number of fields



Max number of reference types



Unicode compliant


Contact Us (SOM)

Debra Rand, MS, AHIP
Associate Dean for Library Services
T: 516-463-7537

Wendy Herman, MLIS, AHIP
Head of Education and Access Services
T: 516-463-7594

Contact Us (Northwell)

For further assistance or questions about using EndNote to manage your citations, contact your local facility librarian.

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