EndNote Exporting and Importing Instructions

Help with exporting citations from library databases into your EndNote account.

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For single items:

  1. Click the Cite tab.
  2. Chose the Option to Export to EndNote.
  3. You will prompted to save the file to your computer with an *.ris extension.
  4. Login to EndNote Web
  5. Under Collect, select Import References.
  6. Click Browse to locate the saved file.
  7. Under Filter, select RefMan RIS, select the group where you would like the citation to be placed, then hit Import.   

 

For multiple references:

  1. Click the "Save" tab for the items you wish to export.  Items are saved only during your search session. 
  2. When you have finished saving records, Select "My Items" from the top right menu.
  3. Click the "Cite" tab and then "Export to EndNote" option
  4. You will prompted to save the file to your computer with an *.ris extension.
  5. Login to EndNote Web
  6. Under Collect, select Import References.
  7. Click Browse to locate the saved file.
  8. Under Filter, select RefMan RIS, select the group where you would like the citation to be placed, then hit Import.