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Reference management software


With EndNote you can collect, organise and share your references. The program also helps you to create and manage your references when writing with MS Word.

As a student or employee at MDU, you can download and use EndNote for free through Office365 (MDU's webmail). The program is also installed on the computers in the library, as well as in the university computer rooms. Further down on the page you will find a link to Student software download. MDU employees will find this in the Software Center.



Below you will find the necessary settings for finding fulltext with EndNote (MDU)

You can set EndNote to find the fulltext of your reference. In order to do so change the following settings:

  • Open EndNote and click “Edit”
  • Click “Preferences”.
  • Select “Find Fulltext” from the menu.
  • Go to “Open URL Path” and enter (copy-paste):


  • Go to “Authenticate with: URL” and enter (copy-paste):



Important information: Remember that you will have to extract the files before installing them on your PC.


Help Resources 


EndNote Online

EndNote Online is a free on the web version of EndNote. You use the EndNote Online in a browser compared to EndNote Desktop which is stored on a specific computer. EndNote Online is working best together with EndNote desktop version and it makes it possible to sync references to your library in the desktop version. Some of the functions in Endnote desktop is not available in the Online version but the advantage is to be able to use EndNote on any computer with Internet.


EndNote for Ipad

EndNote is also available for iPad - you may download the app for free from the App Store. Unfortunately, there are currently no apps for Android. If you want to use EndNote for iPad, you need an account for EndNote Basic. Below you will find a link for downloading the app from the App Store.


EndNote or EndNote Basic?

Here is information if you want to compare features and capacity in EndNotes different versions.


EndNote or EndNote Online?