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EndNote (Desktop): 5. EndNote Library Sharing

Use this guide to get started using the desktop version of EndNote.

How to Join an EndNote Library Someone has Shared with You

  1. Create an EndNote account and connect it to your desktop version of EndNote X7.
  2. In the Preferences menu, select Sync. Follow the instructions to log in or set up a new account.
  3. Once connected, select File > Open Shared Library
  4. There’s no charge for sharing, no library size limit and no charge for unlimited cloud storage

EndNote Library Sharing for Research Collaboration

How it works:

  • You can include anyone who’s using EndNote X7 (up to 14 people, plus yourself)
  • Share your entire EndNote library, including references, PDFs, and annotations
  • Everyone can add to, annotate and use the library – at the same time
  • There’s no charge for sharing, no library size limit and no charge for unlimited cloud storage

How to Share Your EndNote Library