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Direct Import of Journal Article Citation from EBSCO Database

To import records from an  database:

  1. Perform a search and click on the folder icon to right of the desired citations.  Then click on the Folder link in the top menu bar to see your selected citations.


    Click on the folder icon.

     

  2. A folder containing your saved records will now appear at the right.  Click Folder View. 
     

  3. Select desired records (1) and click Export (2).


  4.  Select the "Direct Export in RIS Format" button and then "Save".

  5. Open the resulting "delivery.ris" file to direct your references to the "Imported References" group in EndNote Desktop.

     

Direct Import of Journal Article Citation from JSTOR

To import records from JSTOR:

  1. Perform a search and select the desired references (1). Export the selected citations as a .RIS file (2).

     
  2. Selecting Export a RIS File should send the citation information directly into your EndNote "Imported References" group.  If not, double click the resulting "citations.ris" file in your downloads folder and the citation information will be imported by EndNote.

‚ÄčYou are done.  As always, check your references for accuracy.

Easy Import from PubMed

To import records from PubMed:

  1. Select desired records from a PubMed search.
  2. Click Save at the top of the list.
  3. Select the RIS option in the Format box.
  4. Click Create File.

This should import directly into EndNote.  If not, double click the file in your downloads folder and the program should import it.

2 Step Import from SciFinder Scholar

To import citations from SciFinder Scholar:

  1. In SciFinder, select your desired citations and then choose "Export".

  2. From the export screen, select the "Citation export format" and then "Export".  Be sure to note the name of the exported text file.

  3. Open the exported file using EndNote X8. Your new references should be available in the "Imported References' group of your EndNote library.

Direct Import of Journal Article Citation from Google Scholar

  1. On the Google Scholar homepage, click on the "Settings" link on the upper right.
  2. Under "Bibliography manager", select "Show links to import citations into" and choose EndNote from the drop-down menu, then save settings.
  3. After searching Google Scholar, click on "Import into EndNote" under the citation you want to import.
  4. This will create the file scholar.enw. Save this file. (Your browser may automatically save this in your Downloads folder.)
  5. In Endnote, select File→Import→File from the top menu.

  6. From the Import window, select the scholar.enw file and set the Import Option, Duplicates and Text Translation Options to "EndNote Import", "Import All" and "No Translation", respectively. Then click on the Import button. Your new references should be available in the "Imported References' group of your EndNote library.