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EndNote & EndNote Online

Information about EndNote, the popular reference manager software program. Last updated: 7/30/20.

MSU Libraries Training Sessions

**Please Note: Due to COVID-19, in-person EndNote workshops are currently not being offered. For assistance with using EndNote, please start by reviewing our training handouts and videos. The EndNote instruction team is available for one-on-one consultations, and Discovery Services can provide technical support.

The MSU Libraries offer free EndNote and EndNote Online training sessions for MSU students, faculty, and staff. Several classes are offered every semester.

To see a list of classes and to register to attend, please visit the Calendar of Library Events, Seminars, and Workshops*.

Classes are held at the MSU Main Library or Business Library. Online registration is required.

*Previous experience searching article databases from the MSU Libraries is highly recommended.

Instructions for Using EndNote

The EndNote Training Website provides online tutorials and webinars on how to use EndNote and EndNote Online.  

Some specific instructions from the MSU Libraries for downloading citations into EndNote from our databases are given on the next page. 

Handouts Used During MSU Libraries EndNote Training Sessions

The following handouts are used during EndNote training sessions at the MSU Libraries:


The videos listed here demonstrate how to do many common activities in EndNote and EndNote Online. The videos are a mix of ones created by MSU librarians and others from Clarivate, the publisher of EndNote. Some of the videos may show an older version of the desktop software, but the steps are still the same in X9. More videos are available on the EndNote YouTube channel.

Please contact the EndNote instruction team for further training, or Discovery Services for technical assistance.

EndNote Desktop

EndNote Online

Cite While You Write

Exporting Citations from Databases

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