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EndNote: EndNote versions compared

Information and guidance on using Desktop EndNote and EndNote online to manage bibliographic references.

Use this table to help you decide which version of EndNote suits your needs.

  • Undergraduates and Masters students - we would recommend EndNote online connected to the University. It has all the functionality you need to store and use references, plus customised styles. It can be accessed from anywhere at any time.
  • Research postgraduates and staff - we would recommend Desktop EndNote as it has the full functionality you need, including customising output styles for specific publications. Synchronise it with EndNote online to continue to work on any computer on- or off-campus.

 

EndNote basic EndNote online connected to the University EndNote online synchronised
with Desktop EndNote
Desktop Endnote
Free.

Free.

Register when on-campus connected to Eduroam wifi or using a campus computer to access an enhanced version of EndNote online.

Free

Free to University members

PC lab PCs - use via Apps Anywhere.

Personal and University-owned computers - request the download files via the DTS Self-Service Portal. 

See the Desktop EndNote tab for more info.

Store up to 50,000 references

2 GB attachment storage quota 

Store up to 50,000 references

2 GB attachment storage quota 

Unlimited reference storage

Unlimited attachment storage quota

Unlimited reference storage

Unlimited attachment storage quota

A small number of standard output styles

Customisation not possible

Selected output styles used in the University

Customisation not possible

3,400 output styles

Customisation not possible 

6,000+ output styles

Customisation possible to create the styles required by different publications

Possible to import extra styles for specific publications

  Share groups with colleagues Share groups with colleagues Sharing of libraries and groups possible via EndNote online
Internet connection required Internet connection required Internet connection required Possible to work offline
      Automatically find full-text 
      Cite figures and tables 
      Customise the user interface 
      Customise reference types and fields