EndNote is a reference management software. Using it, you can easily save and manage your references and insert them into documents in your word processor.

With EndNote, you can: 

  • directly import references from bibliographic databases
  • create a database with your references
  • insert references into a Word document
  • create a bibliography for your paper or article

Using EndNote

  • EndNote Desktop: LiU has a site license agreement for EndNote. This means that all employees and students can get access to the software.
  • EndNote Online, a web version of the account, is included. You can connect EndNote Online to your EndNote desktop library, to be able to store your references online, as a backup. You can also access your EndNote references on multiple computers and tablets etc.
  • Linköping University Library offers introductions in EndNote Desktop to students and employees at Linköping University.

EndNote Desktop

To install the software, if you are an employee at LiU: contact the software manager at your department.

If you are a student: download EndNote Desktop through


EndNote Online

Sign In or create an account

FAQ and contact information

We have put together a Questions and Answers page about EndNote, see the Cite & Refer section at the Library FAQ
You are also welcome to contact us at biblioteket@liu.se

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EndNote 20 Guide (Linköping University)
Alfasoft  (Support through the Swedish retailer of EndNote Desktop)
Endnote 20 Introductory course
EndNote LibGuide (guides and tutorials from Clarivate)
EndNote Frequently Asked Questions
EndNote Community (international discussion forum for EndNote users)

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Book an introduction

Linköping University Library offers introductions in EndNote Desktop to LiU students and employees. Be sure to have the software installed before the meeting.

Book an appointment


If you have questions regarding EndNote of a basic nature or want to book an introduction for your group, you are welcome to email us at:


Technical support

For technical support or advanced questions regarding functions, please contact Clarivate´s own EndNote support or Alfasoft support, the Swedish retailer of EndNote Desktop.

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