If you are collecting references for a project, looking for information on how to cite within a particular discipline, or interested in using software to collect and automatically format your in-text citations and bibliography in the proper citation style, the following pages may be of use:
If you are writing a paper for a course, ask your professors what citation style they recommend. If you are publishing a journal article in the health sciences, consult the instructions for authors database or the journal website to find out what citation style they require your references to be formatted in.
McGill students and staff may download EndNote free of charge onto their personal computers at home or at the university.
EndNote 20 for Mac is compatible with Big Sur and Catalina.
If you have a Mac, please see this notification FIRST. If you prefer the older version and have Big Sur, please use the EndNote OS Catalina download.
If you are not sure which OS you have, please click here. Mac users with older operating systems (High Sierra, Sierra, El Capitan, etc.) download EndNote X9 Mojave.
EndNote is installed on all library computers as well as other locations on campus.
This 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.