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Logo EndNoteThe University Library provides the students and employees of TUM with the EndNote reference management programme within the frame of a campus licence. EndNote is an internationally widely used reference management programme that offers you several features which enables you to search literature, manage reference and cite correctly in the desired style.


Students and employees of the TUM can download EndNote for free.

  • Download: EndNote version X7 for Windows and version X7 for MAC OS are available at
    Please authenticate yourself with your TUM ID (e.g. or
  • Installation: Unpack (extract / unzip) the zip files in one (!) folder. Click on the setup file "___INSTALL_ENDNOTE_CLICK_HERE___" and follow the further instructions for installation.
  • Installation help:
  • The EndNote licence is limited to a single user. You may install the software on 3 computers, however, to have the opportunity to work with EndNote on your desktop PC and on other computers (e.g. laptop).
  • At the end of your studies or your employment at the TUM, you may not use EndNote via the TUM campus licence any longer. You must either uninstall the programme or purchase a single user licence.

EndNote is an internationally widely used reference management programme that offers you several features which enables you to search literature, manage reference and cite correctly in the desired style. The locally installed EndNote programme is complemented by a web version, which allows location-independent working and team work. EndNote has an English language interface and runs on both Windows and MAC OS.

What is EndNote capable of?

  • organising and managing references
  • integrating citation in text processing programmes
  • creating bibliographies in over 5900 citation styles
  • searching in library catalogues and databases
  • importing titles from library catalogues and databases
  • synchronising between EndNote Desktop and EndNote Web
  • working in teams

EndNote Web

In addition to the local installation, the reference management programme offers a web version, which you can access from any workplace via internet. Set up your own EndNote web account.


You can further customise your own EndNote installation to meet your needs:

  • Connection files allow you to search in additional catalogues and databases (e.g. Connection file to search Gateway Bayern).
  • Import filters allow you to import bibliographical references from additional catalogues and databases.
  • Output Styles (citation styles) that exceed the installation settings can be downloaded later.
  • Updates are not installed automatically. Please note that you must first uninstall EndNote before installing a newer version.

Find full text articles (available at the TUM)

Go to the Edit menu and choose => Preferences => Find Full Text => „Authenticate with:“
Here you add  

If you now choose “Find full text” you will get to the eAccess page of the TUM  where you log in with your TUM email address and your password. Click on “Log in” and on “Continue”.
Please note that you might not find all full texts that are available and that the search will take noticeably longer.

Instructions for the full-text search on MAC OS

To use the full-text search function, after the installation, add the following OpenURL path in the menu Edit > Preferences under the heading "Find Full Text":


For beginners with the programme, we offer introductory courses for reference management with EndNote. All information on course content, dates and registration can be found in our course programme.

We offer individual consulting for Endnote and Citavi in our regular reference management drop-in sessions. Can’t find a particular stylesheet? Problems with the import of titles from a bibliographic database? Just drop in. Our office hours are listed here.

eTutorials for EndNote
Getting Started Guide, Manuals and Information Material
Manual: Informationsmanagement mit EndNote (available in German only)
Technical Support from our EndNote distrubiton partner Adept Scientific

Reference Management with EndNote - Introductory Course

In our EndNote - Introductory Course, you will get to know all the important basic features of the programme. We show you how to add and organise references, how to cite them in a selected style and how to create a bibliography.

Reference Management Drop-in Session

Haven’t found a citation style in Citavi? Problems importing titles from a bibliographic database? If you have individual questions and requests, we offer you a consultation in our drop-in session for reference management. Here you get professional advice with any questions relating to Citavi and EndNote and you may also inform yourself about other reference management programmes such as Zotero and Mendeley.

Reference Management Drop-in Session online

No time to drop in? Simply schedule an online session with us. Just send us an e-mail with your preferred day and time to