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New Update: EndNote X8.2

EndNote's most recent update, X8.2, is now available (as of January 23). Please make sure to update to the most recent version to ensure full functionality and compatibility with other software (such as Microsoft Word).

Citation Management Software

McGill students and staff may download EndNote free of charge onto their personal computers at home or at the university.

Download EndNote

Please follow carefully the installation instructions listed on the download page.  For Windows users, this includes correctly extracting all files.


Citation Management FAQ


We are now trialing a new interactive FAQ for questions relating to citation management software. The FAQ is set up to accept natural language questions and to get you to the answer to your question as quickly as possible. For now, the FAQ is limited to questions related to EndNote, but this will be expanded in the future.

You can type your question below, or access the full FAQ at  We welcome your feedback!

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