Introduction to Endnote

Code: LIB102, Offered By: Research Study Skills

Offered in person and online

This session introduces Endnote Online, a web-based tool to help you collect, organise and format your references, citations and bibliographies. It is aimed at beginners with no prior experience of using Endnote.

More advanced users may wish to consult the support available on the Library webpages or contact Endnote technical support for advanced queries.  Please note that this session covers the online version of Endnote, rather than the desktop version.

Recommended For

Researchers starting their literature review, and those with no prior experience of using EndNote.


To introduce EndNote Online as a tool for collecting, storing and managing bibliographic references and formatting citations and bibliographies.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  • import references to Endnote from various online sources, and manually add items
  • effectively organise references in their EndNote library and remove duplicate entries
  • insert references into Word documents during the writing process
  • cite and format references according to appropriate referencing styles
  • find sources of further help about EndNote Online if problems are encountered

Teaching Methods

Workshop facilitated by Library staff. Includes a short presentation and collaborative practical activities.


There will be no formal assessment. We suggest you use the objectives and learning outcomes above to reflect on what you have learned in this session and record this in your DDP e-portfolio.  

Other Information

This workshop assumes some knowledge of the referencing styles used in your discipline.  Prior to the workshop, you may wish to consult the Library Information Skills Resource for guidance on the referencing style used in your department.

If you would like to learn more about EndNote prior to the session you can find workbooks and supporting materials on the Library's Information Skills Resource for Researchers.

If you are unable to book a place on the session of your choice, you can watch a recorded webinar of the workshop here. You may wish to register for an Endnote account before watching the recording (find out how).

Staff Contact

Liam Bullingham, Peter Barr and Steve McIndoe  


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