EndNote Exporting and Importing Instructions

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

Readex

Note, in some cases, full bibliographic metadata may not be available, especially for older newspaper files.  Please review your imported citations carefully.  

Legacy Interface

  1. Search for the desired item and view the full record.
  2. Click the link "Citation...Export" on the upper left of the document viewer.
  3. You will be promoted to save the citation as an *.RIS file.
  4. Login to EndNote.
  5. Under Collect, select Import References.
  6. Click Browse to locate and attach the saved text file.
  7. Under Filter, select RefMan RIS.
  8. Select the group where you would like the citation to be placed, then hit Import.

Readex AllSearch (New Interface)

  1. Search for the desired item and view the full record.
  2. Click the link "Citation" on the upper left of the document viewer.
  3. Under the Export Citation options, choose RIS.
  4. Login to EndNote.
  5. Under Collect, select Import References.
  6. Click Browse to locate and attach the saved text file.
  7. Under Filter, select RefMan RIS.
  8. Select the group where you would like the citation to be placed, then hit Import.
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