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EndNote Guide: Sync to EndNote Online

Getting started with EndNote Online

EndNote Online is a web-based, version of EndNote. Entries created in EndNote Desktop can be easily moved to EndNote Online and vice versa. See EndNote Online Quick Guide. It is necessary to enable syncing and sharing EndNote libraries. It is easier to use the desktop version as your working EndNote Library.

Getting started

To sync you need to create an EndNote Online account. 

Click  Configure sync  and fill in your details to create an EndNote Online Account.

Once you have a login, you can use the Sign In link to connect or connect directly to EndNote online at

Synchronize EndNote Desktop and Online Libraries  

  • You can synchronise one EndNote desktop Library with one EndNote Online Library. After you run the sync, all the references and attachments will be synchronised
  • To synchronise the libraries, click the blue sync   button from your EndNote desktop library (see below).
  • Enter your UC email address and the password you created above.


  • After the sync, you will see exactly the same number of references, the same groups and attachments in your EndNote Online Library


EndNote Sync