EndNote Exporting and Importing Instructions

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


  1. Search for the desired item.
  2. Mark the records you want to export by clicking the box next to each item.
  3. At the top of the page of search results, click the Export link.
  4. A new window appears. From the Export To drop down menu at the top, select EndNote, then hit the Export citation button.
  5. Your file will be saved as an *.cgi file.
  6. Login to EndNote Web.
  7. Under Collect, select Import References.
  8. Click Browse to locate and attach the saved text file.
  9. Under Filter, select RefMan RIS.
  10. Select the group where you would like the citation to be placed, then hit Import.