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Endnote installation for employees - Windows

Endnote installation for employees using Windows*

  1. Close all Office programs: Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, etc.

  2. If you are a previous Endnote user, make sure to uninstall the obsolete version first. Don't delete your Endnote library and the connected Data folder, if you still plan to use it. (If you don't have access to the obsolete version via the Software Center, then use Control panel / Remove program.)

  3. As an SDU employee you install Endnote via the computer's Software Center.

    • SDU employess can also install Endnote on their private computer via the sharepoint site:

    • Mark the zip-file (here for Windows), right click the three dots and choose download.

    • The zip-file is downloaded to your computer in Downloads.
    • In Downloads: Right click the file, choose Extract alland follow the instructions, before genuine installation is possible.

  4. Find the Software Center via SEARCH on the computer.

  5. Find Endnote in the Software Center and press Install.

  6. If you still have Office programs open, you will recieve a message to close them, so the installation can be completed.

  7. Now you can find Endnote as an app (program) on your computer. Search for the program via SEARCH below in the left corner. You can recognize the Endnote icon with app just below. You can right click the icon in your search and choose Pin to taskbar, so you will have easy access to it.

  8. Open the Endnote program. If you are missing any updates, a box will appear, when the program loads. Press Download and Install in this box, and complete the update. Make sure always to update the program, when you get this type of information.

  9. Once the program is installed, you can delete the installation files in your download folder.

*) For employess at OUH and Region Syd
  • If you have a shared employment, you can install Endnote on your SDU computer by following the above instructions.
  • If you are employed by Region Syd, you install Endnote via the Software Central on your work computer.
  • If you are employed at OUH, you install via the Kiwi portal on your computer - search for Clarivate Analytics.
  • If you wish to install Endnote on a private computer, you can, if you have a SDU mail, install Endnote via If you don't have a SDU mail, SDU can't offer you installation on your private computer. Try contacting your local IT-support at OUH or Region Syd to see if they can help.

If you need further instructions or help, have a look at Clarivate Analytics official EndNote guide.

Last Updated 02.06.2021