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EndNote Desktop

Citation management software helps you organize your research and manage your references

Request User License

In order to install EndNote Desktop, you will need to contact the Library at library@dmu.edu to request an EndNote user license. Once you've requested a user license, you will receive an email with a link to download the software installer and a license key. 

Install Software on PC

Step 1.

Download/save the EndNote installer file to your computer and double-click to open.

Step 2. 

Click next to progress to the next step of installation.

Step 3.

Enter the product key you received in your EndNote Installation email and click next.

Step 4. 

Read the license agreement and select "I accept the license agreement" and click next to continue to the next step.

Step 5. 

Select "Typical" installation type. This type of installation will include APA, AMA, and other frequently used output styles. Click next to begin the installation.

Step 6. 

Make sure that you have any Microsoft Office products closed before clicking next. If you have not, the EndNote installer will prompt you to make sure they are closed and will not progress with the installation of EndNote.

Install Software on Mac

Step 1:

Download/save the EndNote installer file to your computer and double-click to open.

Step 2:

Double click the Install EndNote X8 Installer icon.

Step 3:

Depending on your computer's security settings, you may be asked if you wish to open this application downloaded from the Internet. Click open to continue the installation process.

Step 4: 

Once the installer launches, click Install.

Step 5:

Click next to continue with the installation.

Step 6:

Enter the product key you received in your EndNote Installation email and click next.

Step 7: 

Review the "Read Me" section and click next.

Step 8:

Read the license agreement and select "I accept the license agreement" and click next to continue to the next step of the installation.

Step 9:

Click Next to proceed to the installation.

Step 10:

Click Done to close the installer after the installation process is complete.

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