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About EndNote X8

EndNote X8EndNote is a citation management software that helps you collect, organize, store, share, and format bibliographies or lists of references in your projects, papers, articles, theses and dissertations.

EndNote X8 is the latest version of EndNote, and available to UHCL registered student, faculty, and staff. You can download the installer for desktop (Windows or macOS), or iPad below if you wish to use EndNote X8 on your personal devices. UHCL Campus username and password are required for downloading EndNote X8 installer for desktop. EndNote Online (Web base) is also available with limited storage capacity compared to EndNote Desktop.

 Please uninstall any earlier version of EndNote on your computer before installing EndNote X8. Be sure to back up your EndNote libraries before uninstallation. How to make backup EndNote libraries  .

 EndNote X7 is currently installed on all UHCL public computers. EndNote X8 will replace EndNote X7 on these computers in Fall 2017.

Getting EndNote X8

Installation on Windows

  1. Click the above download link to save the zipped file (ENX8_WIN.zip) on your computer. Using your UHCL campus username and password to pass the authentication.
  2. Extract the file to your computer. The unzipped folder consists of two files: 1) ENX8Inst.msi and 2) license.dat. Make sure they are both saved to the same directory on your computer.
  3. Make sure no applications are running—including virus protection software, Microsoft Word, and Outlook on your computer.
  4. Double click ENX8Inst.msi to start installation. By default, the program will be installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X8\ folder, but you can change this if you need to. 
  5. Follow the instructions on screen to complete the installation. Use the Next button to move forward between the installation dialogs.

What you need:

  • Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 or Windows 10
  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster x86-bit or x64-bit procesor
  • 600 MB hard disk space available
  • Minimum 2 GB of available RAM
  • CD-ROM drive required for installation of shipped version (not required for installation of download version)

Word processor software

  • Microsoft Word [Cite While You Write] for Windows: 2007, 2010*, 2013*, and 2016*
  • Apache OpenOffice [Cite While You Write] for Windows: 3.x
  • Partner integration for Cite While You Write: Wolfram Mathematica® 8
  • Format Paper: Word processors that save .rtf files:
    •   nbsp;WordPad for supported Windows versions 11, 12, 13, 14
    •   TextEdit for supported Macintosh OSX versions 1, 2.x, 3.x, 4.x
    •   Apache OpenOffice versions 1, 2.x, 3.x
    •   Nissus Writer Macintosh OSX version
    •   Mellel versions 1, 2.x
  • Format Paper: Word processors that save .odt files:
  • Apache OpenOffice versions 1, 2.x, 3.x

Presentation support

  • Microsoft PowerPoint® for Windows 2007, 2010*, 2013*, 2016*

*32-bit and 64-bit

What you need:

  • Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 or Windows 10
  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster x86-bit or x64-bit procesor
  • 600 MB hard disk space available
  • Minimum 2 GB of available RAM
  • CD-ROM drive required for installation of shipped version (not required for installation of download version)

Word processor software

  • Microsoft Word [Cite While You Write] for Windows: 2007, 2010*, 2013*, and 2016*
  • Apache OpenOffice [Cite While You Write] for Windows: 3.x
  • Partner integration for Cite While You Write: Wolfram Mathematica® 8
  • Format Paper: Word processors that save .rtf files:
    •   WordPad for supported Windows versions 11, 12, 13, 14
    •   TextEdit for supported Macintosh OSX versions 1, 2.x, 3.x, 4.x
    •   Apache OpenOffice versions 1, 2.x, 3.x
    •   Nissus Writer Macintosh OSX version
    •   Mellel versions 1, 2.x
  • Format Paper: Word processors that save .odt files:
  • Apache OpenOffice versions 1, 2.x, 3.x

Presentation support

  • Microsoft PowerPoint® for Windows 2007, 2010*, 2013*, 2016*

*32-bit and 64-bit

EndNote X8 for macOS Download

Installation on macOS

  1. Click the above download link to save the EndNote X8 installer for macOS (EndNoteX8SiteInstaller.dmg) on your computer. Using your UHCL campus username and password to pass the authentication.
  2. Double-click EndNoteX8SiteInstaller.dmg file to begin the installation.
  3. Follow the instructions on screen to complete the installation. Use the Next button to move forward between the installation dialogs..

What's New in EndNote X8?

 

What you need:

  • macOS 10.10 and above
  • Intel-based Macintosh
  • Hard disk with 700 MB available
  • Minimum 2GB of available RAM
  • CD-ROM drive required for installation of shipped version (not required for installation of download version)

Word processor software

  • Microsoft Word [Cite While You Write] for Macintosh: 2011, 2016 (version 15.21.1 or later)
  • Partner integration for Cite While You Write: Apple® Pages
  • Partner integration for Cite While You Write: Wolfram Mathematica® 8
  • Format Paper: Word processors that save .rtf files:
    •   Word Perfect versions 11, 12, 13, 14
    •   Apple iWork® Pages versions 1, 2.x, 3.x, 4.x, 5.2
    •   WordPad for supported Windows versions
    •   TextEdit for supported Macintosh OSX versions
    •   Apache OpenOffice versions 1, 2.x, 3.x
    •   Nissus Writer Macintosh OSX version
    •   Mellel versions 1, 2.x
  • Format Paper: Word processors that save .odt files
    •   Apache OpenOffice versions 1, 2.x, 3.x

EndNote on the iPad

 

EndNote for iPad Features

  • Automatic library sync with Background App refresh
  • Advanced PDF functionality:
    • Expanded set of PDF annotation tools including: inserting notes, highlighting, underlining, shapes, strikethrough and free hand drawing.
    • Standard PDF annotations will sync with all other existing EndNote platforms. Create and edit the same PDF annotations from anywhere.
    • PDF annotations made in non-EndNote applications can be edited.

       

With the built-in web browser you can

  • Save your most frequently used resources under Bookmarks and as Favorites (these remain separate from those you have saved in Safari)
  • Search for and save references to specific Groups without leaving the browser
  • Use Quick Search in the search bar to go directly to Google, Google Scholar, PubMed and PLoS
  • Choose from Top Hits, Recommended Links and Filtered History based on your search terms

EndNote Online

When EndNote is used online, it may be called “EndNote online.” EndNote X8 users can synchronize all the references in one desktop library to their online library, and share the entire library with other EndNote X7 or X8 users. Their online library can contain an unlimited number of references and unlimited attachments.

EndNote Basic

EndNote basic is a more limited reference management solution that is only available online. EndNote basic users can create an online library with a maximum of 50,000 references and up to 2G of attachments.

There are two versions of EndNote basic.

The free version of EndNote basic has 21 styles and a very limited number of filters and connection files. This version is available to anybody, with no other purchase required.

The version of EndNote basic available as part of the Web of Science has thousands of styles and hundreds of filters and connection files. This version is available to those whose institution has a subscription to the Web of Science.

EndNote Online

 

EndNote online compatibility and requirements

Browser support for Web Application*

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer® 8.x or later
  • Firefox® 27 or later
  • Safari® 5.0 or later
  • Chrome® 31 or later

Browser support for Web Capture**

  • Add-on*
    •   Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.x or later
  • Bookmarklet*
    •   Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.x (32-bit) or later
    •   Firefox 27 or later
    •   Safari 5.0 or later
    •   Chrome 31 or later

*Applies to both Macintosh and Windows browser versions, except for Internet Explorer, which is Windows only

**Cookies and JavaScript must be enabled

EndNote Video Tutorials

Playlist:EndNote X8 on Windows

 

Playlist:EndNote X8 on Macintosh

 

Playlist:EndNote on iPad

 

Playlist:EndNote Online

 
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