EndNote Exporting and Importing Instructions

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


  1. Search for the desired item and click to view the full record.
  2. On the yellow box on the right side of the page, next to Download PDF, click the down arrow to see the option to download the citation
  3. In a new screen under the Download the article citation in the following formats, click the RIS link.
  4. 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.