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Referencing guide: EndNote desktop

How do I access EndNote Desktop?

On-campus users: EndNote Desktop software is installed on all the public access computers in the Library and across campus and can be used free of charge. If you find a Library PC without EndNote installed, please contact us immediately.

Off-campus-users can access EndNote Desktop on the University network through the following routes (but please note that you will lose access when you leave the University so you may prefer to purchase your own copy).


PC users can connect via the UniDesk service:


Mac users can connect via UniApps:

It is important to make sure your PC/laptop/device is compatible with the relevant browser and operating system requirements.

MAC users: please note that currently, the "Cite While You Write" plug-in does not work properly with Office 2016 Word although there are potential workaround solutions that you might like to try implementing.

Guides and training

Computing Services run EndNote Desktop training events for staff & research postgraduates: 

Other training resources are also available:

Help and support

For any other enquiries, contact the Computing Services IT Trainer, Lydia Maskell, or the IT training team.

Purchasing and using your own copy

You may prefer to purchase your own copy of EndNote Desktop. This option will enable you to retain your references in perpetuity without needing to transfer them.

Style files

To use the Library's custom Harvard (Bath) with EndNote Desktop on your own PC/laptop, you will need to save the Harvard (Bath) style file to your styles folder. Browse to the EndNote program file folder on your hard disk and paste or drop the following file into the folder. It will then appear in your list of style options in EndNote.


You can also download the following:

A Bath version of the Journal of Sports Sciences style file:

And a corrected version of the journal reference style for Photochemical Photobiological Sciences:

Transferring references between EndNote Desktop and EndNote Online