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This guide provides an overview of EndNote bibliographic management software.

Exporting Citations

Exporting References from Selected Library Databases

The following section demonstrates another method on how to add citations to EndNote by exporting them from a database. Each database will accomplish this slightly differently. We do not recommend searching databases in EndNote.

Below are step-by-step instructions on how to export references from selected databases into your EndNote library:

General Directions to Export References

General Directions to Export References

To export references from most databases, follow these steps:

1. Click on the article you want to export and look for options such as citeexportsave, or download citation. Select the RIS format or EndNote format. To download all the citations for a search in a bulk RIS file, navigate to your main search page and look for options like Export all.

2. Once the download is complete, click on the file to open it. This will automatically import your citation into EndNote. If it does not, follow step 6 under the Getting Started tab to set EndNote as your default citation manager.