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EndNote X9 for PC

Instructions for downloading and installing EndNote X9

Please be aware that the following instruction is based on using Google Chrome. Other browsers may display slightly differently.




2. When prompted, log in with your OneID username and password;

Log in screen


3. A compressed (zipped) file called will appear at the bottom left corner of your screen;

Zipped file


4. Double click to open it. You should now see two files;

2 files


Important: In order to successfully complete installation, you need to extract both files together. If you don't, you will be asked for a product key and you will not be able to complete the installation process.


5. To extract the files in the .zip package, select both of them and click the Extract all button;

Extracting files


6. You will be asked to select a destination to extract the files to. Use the Browse button to navigate to an appropriate location, e.g. the Downloads folder or the Documents Folder. When ready, click on the Extract button;

Locating a folder


7. Open the folder containing the extracted files. Make sure both files are present. If you don't see the License.dat file, you will not be able to finish the installation process. Double-click the file ENX9Inst to install EndNote;

Installing EndNote


8. Click through the Setup wizard to finish the installation process;

Installation wizard

FAQ about "product key"


Q: When I try to install EndNote I am being prompted for a product key. What is the product key?

A: You must extract both of the files from the .zip package before double-clicking the ENX91inst file. If you do not extract the License.dat file as well, you will be prompted for a Product Key and you will not be able to install EndNote.

What is Kopernio?


When you open your new EndNote library for the first time, you may be asked if you would like to install Kopernio. Kopernio is a browser plugin that works with both our institutional subscriptions and open access repositories to retrieve the full-text of articles that you are searching for on the web.

Please note: you do not need to install Kopernio in order for EndNote to work.


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