EndNote Exporting and Importing Instructions

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


  1. Search for the desired item.
  2. On the top page, look for the "quote" icon to export the citation.
  3. A new window appears; choose Export as... EndNote
  4. A new window appears prompting you to find, save, or cancel. Save the file as an RIS (.ris) file.
  5. Login to EndNote Web.
  6. Under Collect, select Import References.
  7. Click Browse to locate and attach the saved text file.
  8. Under Filter, select RefMan RIS.
  9. Select the group where you would like the citation to be placed, then hit Import.