EndNote is citation management software that allows users to create customized libraries of references, automatically create citations and bibliography matching the requirements of the selected journal or style manual, sync and share references, and more. With EndNote, users can quickly find reliable sources of information on various subjects while easily collecting sources in one convenient place.

In addition to installing EndNote on personal or University machines, users can also access EndNote anywhere using EndNote online. To use EndNote online, click “Sign in via your institution/shibboleth login” and proceed with logging in with your ua.edu or crimson.ua.edu email address and password.


No cost to eligible users.


Faculty Retirees Staff Students

Students, Faculty, and Staff

Students, faculty, and staff can download Endnote from the Clarivate Analytics website through the link below.

Download Endnote

Upon installing the software, users will be prompted for a product key. Visit the link below to obtain the product key.

EndNote License Key


Retirees should contact the IT Service Desk.  After retirement status is verified, an installation DVD will be available for pickup at the IT Service Desk.


Incremental updates can be obtained on both Windows and Mac within the software itself.

For Windows

Click “Help” then “Check for Updates.”

For Mac

Under the “EndNote” menu, choose “Check for Updates.”

More Information on EndNote Updates

Eligibility and Cost

All faculty, staff, students, and retirees.

Licensing Information

This software is licensed for use on both personal and University-owned machines and devices.

The University maintains an unlimited site license agreement for EndNote funded by University Libraries, College of Arts & Sciences, College of Engineering, Capstone College of Nursing and Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration.

Software Information

Visit EndNote Support to submit a technical support request, contact customer service, or find answers to commonly asked questions.