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EndNote: EndNote at Mayo

Using EndNote--Mayo Clinic's licensed bibliographic database manager

Current Version

EndNote version 20 is the newest Endnote version available to Mayo Clinic staff. Use the MayoDock tool to install the latest version on your Windows computer.  

Mayo Clinic maintains an institutional license for EndNote, and you can install it on any Windows computer or laptop connected to the Mayo network from the Mayo Dock. Mac users can install EndNote on Mayo-owned Macs using the self-service tool.

Mayo Clinic's EndNote license also allows students and staff to install EndNote on their personal computers. You can find detailed instructions for downloading and installing the Windows and Mac versions of EndNote 20 on the Library website.

To upgrade your personal Windows computer, laptop, or Mac, visit the Library's EndNote page and download the installation files for EndNote 20.

This YouTube video highlights how to use EndNote 20 in seven minutes (for Windows users).

What is EndNote, and why should I use it?

EndNote is a software program that allows you to collect and organize all those citations you need when writing your manuscripts. (Other similar programs are Mendeley, Zotero, Reference Manager and Papers. EndNote is the only one that Mayo supports.)

You can import citations from a variety of different online bibliographic databases (PubMed, Ovid, CINAHL) or from publisher's websites. You can import citations from journal articles, book chapters, web pages, legal rules, etc.

It eliminates the arduous task of keying in all that information when you're formatting your bibliography in your word processing program (typically Microsoft Word).  Granted there is a learning curve to master EndNote, but you'll be glad you did!

EndNote at Mayo

Mayo Clinic has an institutional license to EndNote. If you are on the Mayo network, you can download it from the Mayo Dock on Window computers or laptops or the Self Service tool on Macs. To install EndNote on your personal computer, visit the library's EndNote installation page. 

Using Mayo Dock: