EndNote Exporting and Importing Instructions

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


  1. Search for the desired item and view the full record / abstract. 
  2. Click on the record you want to cite
  3. Click on “TOOLS” -> “Download Citation”
  4. A new window shows up.
  5. Select the “Citation for this article”, and select “Endnote”.
  6. Then click on “Download article citation data” to save the file.
  7. Login to EndNote Web
  8. Under Collect, select Import References.
  9. Click Browse to locate the saved file.
  10. Under Filter, select EndNote Inport, select the group where you would like the citation to be placed, then hit Import.