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Before you begin

Before you begin, make sure you meet EndNote's compatibility requirements.

Known compatibility issues:

  • The Microsoft Edge browser cannot be used to install EndNote. Edge 10 users can install EndNote using Firefox or Chrome.

How to get EndNote for Windows

Installation instructions:

  1. Click on this link (if prompted use your OHSU network credentials to log in.)
    • Internet Explorer: Do not select Open but select Save as instead:

      Then select your desktop or a folder to save to and click Save. Once finished downloading, IE would give you some prompts toward the bottom of screen.  Select "Open folder" button (not Open):

       
    • Or Chrome: Toward the bottom left of browser's window, when the file finished downloading, click on the arrow and select "Show in folder":

       
    • Or Firefox: Do not select Open, but select "Save File" and OK. 

      Toward the upper right corner of Firefox, look for and click on the down arrow.  Then click on the "Open Containing Folder" icon next to the downloaded EndNote zip file:

       
  2. From the temp/download folder you selected above, find the EndNote8_OHSU.zip.  Do not double click to open it.  Instead, right click the file, select Extract All then click Extract to unzip the file.
    • EndNote will NOT install properly if you fail to unzip the downloaded file. If you get a box asking for a product key go back and make sure you unzipped the file.
  3. Open the newly uncompressed directory, double click ENX8Inst.exe and follow the prompts. Note: you may be asked to close out of any open Microsoft Office apps.

How to get EndNote for Mac

Installation instructions:

Note: If you have problems with the Microsoft Word Add-In for EndNote on the Mac please ensure you are running the latest version by selecting Help > Check for Updates within Word. Then be sure to install the latest version of EndNote by following the directions below. If you are still having problems installing the Word toolbar, please submit a question to a library liaison.

  1. Click on this link (if prompted use your OHSU network credentials to log in).
  2. Once finished downloading, go to the "Downloads" folder using the shortcut from the dock. 
  3. Find the EndNote.dmg file and double click to mount it.  The installer disk will automatically open.  If not, find and double click on the newly mounted EndNote X8 Installer disk on your desktop.
  4. Double click "Install EndNote X8" and follow the prompts to install. Note: you may be asked to close out of any open Microsoft Office apps.