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EndNote: Install EndNote

A guide to EndNote: the referencing management software

Downloading EndNote software


EndNote is free for all Ara Students and Staff. You can Install EndNote to your personal or office computer. 


Download EndNote X9 to your own personal device from this Moodle link. Use your normal Moodle username and password to log in and then click on Enroll me to access EndNote X9 installation pack.


You are able to get EndNote installed on your computer by contacting the ICT Service Desk.

Note 1: You can also access EndNote on City campus, Madras Street computers in the Library in L130, L131 and upstairs in L247, L248 and L249.

Note 2: Important notice for Mac users - Update to X9.3.2 BEFORE installing the new Mac OS 10.15. It is best not to update your Operating System if you are near the end of your project. Read more about this here.

Note 3: Important notice for PC users - If updating to X9.3 you will be prompted to 'convert' your library to the new format. Read more about this here.

How to get EndNote on your computer



Contact the Library


Contact the ICT Service Desk


Visit: City Campus, Madras St, Christchurch

Phone: 03 940 8089 


Monday to Friday 7am - 8pm

Saturday 10am - 5pm

Sunday 12 noon - 5pm


Visit: T Block, City Campus, Madras St, Christchurch

Phone: 8800


Monday - Thursday: 8am - 5pm

Limited support 5pm - 8pm

Friday: 8am - 4:30pm 


System Requirements

Version Operating System Compatibility


Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10


Microsoft Word (Cite While You Write): 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 


Mac OS 10.10 and above

Microsoft Word for Mac (Cite While You Write): 2011, 2016

Partner integration for Apple Pages

EndNote Online

Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.x or later

Firefox 27 or later

Safari 5.0 or later

Chrome 31 or later

For a complete list of compatibility requirements click here.