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Get EndNote

What version should I get?

The newest version of EndNote is EndNote 20. HSLS is currently supporting the prior version (x9) as well as the new version.

Pitt students and faculty:

Download EndNote software for free through the Software Download Service at From the Software Download home page, search for EndNote. You will see several versions; pick whichever you prefer. (EndNote 20 is the newest; EndNote x9.3.1 is the second most recent.)

Pitt staff:

Check with your department to download EndNote software for $50.

For more information:

UPMC Residents and Fellows:

Check the UPMC purchasing system regarding information on software titles available to UPMC affiliates.

Learning EndNote

HSLS has EndNote classes to help you with everything from the basics to advanced EndNote.

All classes are currently being held via Zoom. Click the link for details or to register.

Basic EndNote

Interested in EndNote but don’t know where to begin? This hour long class will get you started importing, annotating, and organizing your references, as well as using the Cite While You Write tools.

Advanced EndNote

Learn how to take advantage of EndNote’s more advanced functions in this hands-on class. During this class, participants will:

  • Automate reference organization
  • Batch edit references
  • Download and edit citation styles
  • Troubleshoot common bibliography issues

Participants should have experience with EndNote prior to attending this session.

EndNote for Remote Teams

This class will show you some features of EndNote that can help teams working remotely get their work done. Topics will include:

  • How to share one library with multiple users
  • How to create and share groups
  • Accessing your EndNote library on multiple computers
  • Using the traveling library

Prerequisite: Basic EndNote class or a working understanding of EndNote

For a brief overview of EndNote 20 for Windows, watch the video How to use EndNote in 7 Minutes (embedded below).

Have a Mac instead?

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