Endnote™ Software

The University at Buffalo Libraries are providing EndNote™ citation management software to UB's academic community. The UB site license for EndNote™ is funded by the University at Buffalo Libraries, with partial support from the Technology Fee.


EndNote™ X8 for Windows

Download EndNote™ X8


Installation Instructions

How to Install

  • You must have administrative rights on the computer to install this software. Be sure to close all windows applications before installing EndNote.
  • Endnote System and Hardware requirements are listed on the Endnote website
  • Please note that some browsers may flag the program with security reminders. You may have to choose "more options" and confirm that you wish to install the program.
  • After installation, open the Endnote program, click on Edit, Import Filters, Open Filter Manager. Scroll down to SUNY Buffalo and put a check mark in the box.
  • To activate the SUNY-Buffalo connection, go to Edit, Connection Files, Open Connection Manager. Scroll down to SUNY-Buffalo and put a check mark in the box.

For better full text searches

To greatly improve the success rate of the Find Full-Text feature:

  1. Click on Edit: Preferences. Select "Find Full-text" item in left-hand column.
  2. Check "PubMed LinkOut" boxes (all check boxes should now be checked)
  3. Insert the following URL into BOTH the "OpenURL Path" and the "Authenticate with: URL" text box: http://ll3md4hy6n.search.serialssolutions.com.gate.lib.buffalo.edu
  4. Click Apply, OK.

EndNote™ for Macintosh

Choose a download based on your version of Mac OS. To find your Mac OS version, click the Apple menu in the upper left corner of your screen and choose About This Mac.

Mac OS 10.10 (Yosemite), 10.11 (El Capitan) and 10.12 (Sierra)

Download EndNote™X8


EndNote™X7.7.1 for Mac OS 10.7 (Lion), 10.8 (Mountain Lion) and 10.9 (Mavericks)
Choose this download for older versions of Mac OS.

Installation Instructions

Installation Instructions:

  1. Allow the download to complete before proceeding.
  2. Completely Quit Microsoft Word.
  3. If your web browser did not automatically launch the installer, in Finder, double-click the ~.dmg file that was downloaded.
  4. For EndNote X7.7.1 drag the EndNote folder to your Applications folder. For EndNote X8, double click the installer app to run the installer. If prompted to replace, choose the Replace option.

For Better Full Text Searches

To greatly improve the success rate of the Find Full-Text feature, open EndNote app and then:

  1. Click on EndNote: Preferences. Select "Find Full-text" item in left-hand column.
  2. Check "PubMed LinkOut" boxes (all check boxes should now be checked)
  3. Insert the following URL into BOTH the "OpenURL Path" and the "Authenticate with: URL" text box: http://ll3md4hy6n.search.serialssolutions.com.gate.lib.buffalo.edu
  4. Click Apply, OK.