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EndNote: Installation

EndNote File Storage **warning**

Note: Keeping your endnote library (.enl or .txt) in any cloud based storage is highly discouraged. EndNote libraries kept in cloud based storage or on network drives have a tendency to become corrupted. Please keep any EndNote libraries stored on your hard drive. If you have further questions, please email Mark McKone or contact the information desk at 336-716-4414. 

Getting EndNote

The Medical Center offers a free site license copy of the current desktop version of EndNote  to all faculty, staff and students for installation on medical center computers or on personal (including home) computers. 

To get a copy pushed to your Medical Center computer: ‚Äč

Install EndNote on your Medical Center computer

To download EndNote to your own personal computer:  

You must be a Wake Forest Med Center faculty, staff or student

  1. PC Users:
  2. Click -> EndNote_20.zip * and a ZIP file will automatically download to your browser’s default download folder
  3. Go to the folder where the EndNote 20.zip file was downloaded
    1. Right-click the ZIP file and select “extract all”
    2. Select a destination and extract files
    3. From the extracted files, locate and run the installer file, EN20Inst.msi
  4. Complete the remaining default steps to finish the EndNote install
  5. If you get a request for the license key during the installation, cancel the installation and return to Step 3a.

  6. MAC Users:
    1. Click -> EndNote20SiteInstaller.dmg* and the MAC install file will automatically download to your browser’s default download folder
    2. Follow the Mac Install Instructions

*You will be asked your credentials to authenticate in SharePoint 

QUESTIONS on software installation:  Contact the IT Service Desk at 336-716-4357

QUESTIONS on using EndNote software to publish & manage citations/references or for classes & training: Contact Carpenter Library at 336-716-4414.

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