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, click the Export drop-down menu and choose the RIS option.
  4. Save the file; it will have an *.RIS extension.
  5. Login to EndNote Web
  6. Under Collect, select Import References.
  7. Click Browse to locate the saved file.
  8. Under Filter, RefMan RIS, select the group where you would like the citation to be placed, then hit Import.