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A pictorial guide on basic features and functions of EndNote X7

What is EndNote?

EndNote is a bibliographic management software that organizes bibliographies and references when writing essays, articles and other manuscripts.

The software helps to manage and organize references, insert in-text citations and generate appropriate reference lists.

Is it a free software?
No, but the library has purchased a limited number of licenses for SMU faculty, research staff and postgraduate students. Please approach Helpdesk ( for installation of Endnote X7.

What is the latest version that SMU has?
EndNote X7 (seventeen)  (NOTE: SMU does not intend to purchase additional licenses for X8. You will need to purchase X8 on your own:

Is EndNote X7 compatible with my Word Processor?
EndNote X7 is compatible with Windows Microsoft Word 2003, 2007 and 2010

EndNote X7 is compatible with Macintosh Word 2008 and 2011 (NOTE: If you upgrade your Mac to High Sierra, X7 will no longer function with Word.)

Can I still use EndNote after I graduated or left SMU?
No. You will need to uninstall the software once you leave SMU.

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