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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. For most users Desktop EndNote synchronised with EndNote online will be the best solution.

Desktop Endnote synchronised with EndNote Online/Web EndNote Online Classic linked with the University EndNote Online Classic

Free to University members

Computers in campus PC Labs - 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.

Free. Register for an account whilst on campus. Free.

Unlimited reference storage

Unlimited attachment storage quota

Store up to 50,000 references

2 GB attachment storage quota

Store up to 50,000 references

2 GB attachment storage quota

6,000+ output styles

Customisation possible to create the styles required by different publications

Possible to import extra styles for specific publications

Access to a customised list of styles and the catalogue connection file.

A small number of standard output styles

Customisation not possible

Sharing of libraries and groups possible via EndNote Online Classic   Share groups of references with other users of EndNote Online.
Possible to work offline Internet connection required Internet connection required
Automatically find full-text     
Cite figures and tables     
Customise the user interface     
Customise reference types and fields     
Access to EndNote Web - looks the same as the Desktop version but doesn't have all the features of EndNote Online Classic.