EndNote is a popular citation management program. You can use it to save and organize your references, insert and format citations and bibliographies, and to search library databases.
Downloading EndNote Desktop
EndNote X8 is available to Pitt students and faculty for free through the Software Download Service at My Pitt. The site gives detailed instructions on the download process.
EndNote Online is the online component of EndNote. All Pitt students and faculty have access to EndNote Online when you download the EndNote desktop software. You can sign up for an account at myendnoteweb.com. For verification purposes, you have to do this from a computer on the Pitt network, using your Pitt email address.
EndNote has released information about EndNote for macOS compatiblity prior to the launch of Catalina this fall. Please review the information on this site about updates and compatibility.
EndNote as a reference and full text organizer with a collaborative Web tool:
EndNote as a bibliography maker
EndNote as an online search tool
Review a quick comparison between EndNote Desktop and EndNote Online to learn the importance of using both products in a research environment. (Note: EndNote Basic refers to the web account only. EndNote Online refers to the web account that is activated in conjunction with the Desktop software.)
More information can be found here.
EndNote Online (with EndNote Desktop)
|Storage capacity (number of references)||10,000||50,000||unlimited|
|Capture references from the Web||+||+|
|Import from many databases and OPACs||+||+||+|
|Cite & format papers with bibliographies||+||+||+|
|Create & save advanced searches||+|
|Customize views & displays||+|
|Edit reference import filters & output styles||+|
|Use term lists for auto-entry||+|
|Cite tables, figures, & equations||+|
|Work Offline (anytime/anywhere)||+|
|Local Personal Files and Documents||+|
|High Performance Desktop Environment||+|