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This guide allows you to learn more on EndNote, a reference management software program.


The Library provides EndNote X9 free of charge to the Polytechnique community. EndNote is installed on the self-serve computer stations in the Library, on the laptops that can be borrowed from the Library, and on many of the Lassonde building 6th-floor computer labs.

EndNote X9 can be downloaded on both institutional and personal computers from: (in French only). Identify yourself by entering your ID and password and then read and accept the conditions of use.

Following this, you will receive an email containing the links to download EndNote X9 for Windows or Mac OSX.

Download the .zip file on your computer and extract the files before installing EndNote!

How to install EndNote X9:

  • Uninstall any previous EndNote versions;

  • Launch the auto-install of EndNote X9;

  • Follow the steps in the Installation Guide.

Very important! After installing EndNote, click Help ➞ Check for Updates... and install the updates.

Installation Guide

  Installation Guide (Last updated October 7, 2020)

Guide produced by the Library (in French only)

   EndNote X9: Guide d'utilisation (last updated May 19, 2021)