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Reference Management Software: EndNote Desktop

This guide will introduce you to the variety of Reference Management Software NTU Library supports and give you tips on how to make the most out of them.


Important Announcement Regarding EndNote Desktop

With effect from 1 December 2022, NTU's EndNote Desktop will be available on request subject to approval.

EndNote Desktop software is a subscription-based software which must be uninstalled when leaving NTU. On the other hand, open-source RMS like Zotero and free version of Mendeley could be used even after leaving NTU. With the upcoming changes from 1 Dec 2022,  EndNote Desktop users may relook and consider switching to the open source or free RMS such as Zotero or Mendeley.

If you already have EndNote Desktop installed on your devices, you may continue to use the software while you are a NTU student or staff. For more information refer to our LibGuide. 

For further assistance or clarifications, please email

Refer to the following guides on how to move your EndNote references to Zotero or Mendeley

You may use the below EndNote Request Form to send your request which is  subject to approval. Priority for loaning  EndNote Desktop licence will be for staff and graduate students (Research) who conduct systematic reviews. Upon approval, one EndNote Desktop licence will be loaned to you and listed under your Library account.

Introduction to EndNote

Introduction to EndNote Desktop

EndNote is a reference management software with features to:

  • Keep all your references and reference-related materials in a searchable personal Library
  • Share your references with collaborators (or classmates) through EndNote Sync
  • Use your references to populate written assignments or research papers with both in text citations and reference lists in word processors such as Microsoft Word   

Refer to our LibGuide Introduction to EndNote Desktop