EndNote Exporting and Importing Instructions

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

WorldCatOrg

For single items:

  1. View the full record for the item.
  2. Click the Cite / Export link.
  3. Chose the Option to Export to EndNote / Reference Manager.
  4. You will prompted to save the file to your computer with 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, select RefMan RIS, select the group where you would like the citation to be placed, then hit Import.   

 

For multiple references:

  1. Create a WorldCat.org personal account, if you have not already done so, at http://www.worldcat.org/account/?page=register. Log into your account.
  2. Mark the records you wish to save by clicking the checkboxes, or select all on any page.
  3. Select a list from the pull-down menu to save your records to. Private lists can only be seen by you when you are logged in; public lists can be shared with others by means of an emailed link.
  4. When you have finished selecting records, Select "My WorldCat" from the top menu and then select "My Lists."
  5. In the Citations view select the "Export to EndNote" option.
  6. You will prompted to save the file to your computer with an *.ris extension.
  7. Login to EndNote Web
  8. Under Collect, select Import References.
  9. Click Browse to locate the saved file.
  10. Under Filter, select RefMan RIS, select the group where you would like the citation to be placed, then hit Import. 
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