EndNote Exporting and Importing Instructions

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


  1. Mark the records you want to export by clicking the box next to each item.
  2. At the top of the results page, next to Marked Records, there are gray links (Print, Email, Save), click the Save link.
  3. In a new screen under Format options, select RIS format, then hit the Download file button.
  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 the saved file.
  8. Under Filter, RefMan RIS, select the group where you would like the citation to be placed, then hit Import.