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EndNote is a citation management tool used by researchers, faculty, and students to store, organize and cite references. This guide is to show how to use EndNote effectively.

Announcement: EndNote X9 Available for Rutgers Users to Download

EndNote X9 for both Mac &  Windows is now ready for Rutgers users to download and install. Eligible users need to use their NetID to log in to download the program. Go to and click EndNote X9 to download the program.

Installation Instructions for Mac:

Installation Instructions for Windows:

For Windows users, after you download the zip file, you must unzip it and place the extracted files in a SEPARATE folder. Then clicking the installer should enable you to install the program. If you have any questions, please contact your campus librarians for help.​

Welcome to the EndNote Tutorials LibGuide

EndNote is a bibliographic management tool. It has been used by researchers to store, organize, and cite references. Over the years, EndNote has been constantly upgraded by its developers. While it is great to enhance its functionalities, it can also be a daunting job for the busy researchers to keep up to date with all the emerging features and functions of the tool. This guide is designed to present timely tutorials and instructions on how to use EndNote effectively.  

An important note for Windows Users:

As a Rutgers user, you should not be asked to enter a product key to install the program. When you install EndNote on your PC, if you are asked for a product key, then you are not installing it appropriatelyAfter you download the EndNote zip file from, please extract the zip file and place the extracted files in a SEPARATE folder. Then clicking the installer should allow you to install the program. 

Below are some useful links:

Health Sciences Information & Education / Research Services Librarian; ORCiD:

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Yingting Zhang, MLS, AHIP
RWJ Library of the Health Sciences,
1 RWJ Place, PO Box 19, New Brunswick, NJ 08903; ORCiD:

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