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GSBMS Thesis Prep

Guideline for students writing a Literature Review, M.S. Thesis or Dissertation PhD.

Install Endnote Desktop

  • Windows Users: click here to download. 
  • Mac Users: click here to download.
  • You must be your computer's administrator to install the software. Otherwise, please contact your computer's administrator to install.
  • Be sure to close all Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook, etc.) before you start this process.
  • Before installing, note EndNote 20's system requirements here

Instructions for Installation

Windows

  1. Download the EndNoteWindows.zip file above. 
  2. Unzip the EndNoteWindows.zip file by right clicking on it and selecting ‘Extract All’ from the drop-down menu.
  3. Select where you want to store the extracted files and click the Extract button.
  4. Keep the .msi and .dat files together.
  5. Open the EN20Inst.msi file and follow the instructions to install it on your hard drive.
  6. When you first open EndNote Desktop, the system will either prompt you to create a new library or create one for you.

Mac

  1. Download the EndNoteMac.zip file above. 
  2. Unzip the EndNoteMac.zip file by double clicking on it.
  3. Open the .dmg file and follow the instructions to install it on your hard drive.
  4. Once you’re finished installing EndNote Desktop, your system will prompt you to eject the .dmg file.
  5. When you first open EndNote Desktop, the system will either prompt you to create a new library or create one for you.

Still need help?

Contact Afsar Mohiuddin, Systems Administrator:

What is Endnote?

Endnote Desktop is a software used for citation management. Endnote allows you to:

  • Collect and save citations to your personalized EndNote Library.
  • Organize saved references into groups.
  • Easily insert in-text citations in Microsoft Word with the click of a button and automatically format your bibliography using Endnote's "Cite While You Write" tool. 
  • Share your Endnote library to collaborate with your colleagues. 
  • Store and annotate full-text pdfs attached to a reference. 

Training & Help

EndNote 20 is provided to New York Medical College users by the Health Sciences Library.

The library offers in-depth training to help you use Endnote to its full potential:

For installation assistance, contact Endnote Technical Support:

Or contact Afsar Mohiuddin, Systems Administrator: