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Health Sciences Information Starter Guide

Useful things to know before you meet your librarian

Download Endnote for Windows

Fellow the instructions below: 

  1. Click to begin the download: X8 Windows download (zip file containing EndNote software and McGill License)

  2. Log in with your McGill Username and McGill Password.

  3. Click OK to save the zip file, then open it once the download is finished.

    extract files

  4. Click the Extract to or Extract all files link to run the Extraction Wizard (extraction steps may differ based on your OS and what software you are using, e.g. WinRar or WinZip).

  5. When the compressed folders have been extracted, go to the location where they have been saved (which should open automatically for you).

  6. Double-click on ENX7Inst.msi to run the software installation.

IMPORTANT: In order for the installed software to operate, the License.dat file cannot be renamed and must

stay in the same location as the msi file.

Download Endnote for Mac

Fellow the instructions below: 

  1. Review the Macintosh compatibility and system requirements

  2. Click to begin the download:

    1. X8 Mac download

    2. X7 Mac download

  3. Log in with your McGill Username and McGill Password to download and install the software. 

* Notes for EndNote on Mac:

  • Safari browsers do not work well with EndNote. You are advised to download and install the Mozilla Firefox browser.
  • Some users have reported problems with Unicode character formatting when importing/converting libraries to EndNote X7 from a previous version of EndNote. The issues do not seem to affect new libraries created with EndNote X7 on Mac. 

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