EndNote X8

EndNote is a computer program which can help with referencing and intext citations for your studies.

Unitec subsciption to Endnote ended in Oct 2020

From Oct 2020, Unitec no longer holds any subscriptions to Endnote.  We recommend that you transfer your research references to Mendeley or Zotero.

Please contact Subject Librarian Norasieh Md Amin (namin@unitec.ac.nz) if you have any questions.


EndNote is a computer program which can help with referencing and in text citations for your studies.

Some knowledge of referencing and experience of creating references from scratch is essential before using EndNote. To use EndNote successfully, you need to be familiar with the citation style you are using (most commonly APA at Unitec). 

Unitec currently uses EndNote X8 which is installed on all student PCs. This is a local or desktop version. Copies of the programs for PCs and MACs can be borrowed from Te Puna and Waitākere libraries for use with your own computers.  Unitec staff computers must have a job logged with IMS for installation. 

Using more than one computer? - read this!

This tip is important  if you move between a computer at Unitec and at home. Your Endnote Library will become corrupted if you don't do this.

Each time you change computers you must SAVE your LIBRARY

1.  Open your EndNote Library
 2.  Go to File > Compressed Library  Do not change any of the default settings in this dialogue box.
 3. Click Next > Save.
 4.  Save the file to a USB stick. This will save your EndNote Library and any files that you have saved within the library.
5.  When you move to another computer, open the saved Endnote Library from the USB stick and save all your new references to this saved Endnote Library. When you stop working (change computer again), repeat the process from point 1.

Need Help?

Please email libinfo@unitec.ac.nz

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