EndNote Exporting and Importing Instructions

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


  1. When viewing a specific article / chapter you wish to cite, click on the Export Citation button to the right of the record.
  2. Choose Download and RIS format
  3. Save the file; it will have an *.ris extension.
  4. Log in to EndNote. Under the Collect tab, select Import References.
  5. Click Browse to locate and attach the saved file. Under filter, select RefMan RIS, select the group where you would like the citation to be placed, then hit Import.