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 reference(s) you want to save/export by clicking the box next to each item.
  3. At the bottom of the results page, click the Display Settings link; under Format, select MEDLINE, then click Apply.
  4. From the top menu of your browser, select Save as.
  5. Save the citation as a Text File (.txt).
  6. Login to EndNote
  7. Under Collect, select Import References.
  8. Click Browse to locate and attach the saved file.
  9. Under Filter, select PubMed (NLM).
  10. Select the group where you would like the citation to be placed, then hit Import.