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Once you have found enough articles, save them into your folder:

EBSCO Export iconGo to the folder when done with research, Click Export,  On the next screen at    Click SAVE

The records saved would be downloaded, and a popup comes up for EndNote Login. 

Once login is done correctly, your new citations will be in your Unfiled folder.

Google Scholar to EndNote

From the list of your Google Scholar search, Click on the icon for a citation under the record:

Select RefMan (not EndNote)

A popup window will come up, asking for your EndNote Login. Once you fill out the information, the record will be exported to your EndNote Unfiled Folder.


PubMeb via EndNote

  • Log into Endnote and search PubMed from there:

  • Select PubMed and Copy to Favorites

Once you have PubMed copied to your Favorites, it will show there so you don't need to repeat this step the next time you search PubMed.

  • Search and select records to be saved.
  • File what you have saved into a Group 

Science Direct/Proquest to EndNote

Databases like ScienceDirect, JSTOR, and most Proquest databases are a little more complicated. You need to have the Internet Explorer or Firefox web browser tool bars installed for easy export.

  1. To install the toolbars, log into EndNote Web and click on Download Installers at the bottom of the page.
  2. Install the correct plugin for whichever system you are using:
    • 'Cite While You Write(TM) for Windows' for Internet Explorer on Windows
    • Firefox Extension for Firefox on Windows or Mac - be sure to check the box for "Redirect the following MIME types for direct export" when you install the Firefox extension.
    • You will probably have to restart your browser.
  3. Detailed instructions are available in the Help files (upper right of any screen) under Plug-ins.

Once you have the toolbars installed, and have restarted your browser, go into the database. We'll use ScienceDirect as the first example.

  1. Select the article(s) of interest. Either click on the article title to see the full article record, or check the boxes to mark one or more records on the results list.
  2. Click on the Export Citation(s) link .
  3. Export using the Export Format: RIS format (for Reference Manager, ProCite, EndNote).
  4. If you get an option to Open the file in a ResearchSoft program, click to accept that software.
  5. You should get a pop up asking you to log into EndNote Web using your email address and password. Even if you are already logged in, you may get this pop up. If you have pop ups blocked in your browser, you may get a message asking what you want the browser to do. "Allow" the pop up from the site if possible. 'Temporarily allow' or 'View' options will also work.
  6. After you log in, a second pop up should tell you how many citations were added. The citations will be in your Unfiled folder.
  7. If you do not get a log in pop up, save the file and follow the instructions in the next box.


The steps are the same for JSTOR, using their "Export Citation" links.


In the Proquest databases, like ABI/Inform, Digital Dissertations, and the Newspapers:

  1. Mark the articles you want to export.
  2. Go to your Marked records, and choose Export citations to Endnote, Procite, RefWorks, or Reference Manager.

  3. Choose Export Directly to EndNote, ProCite or Reference Manager on the next screen.
  4. If you are not logged in to EndNote Web, it will ask you to log in. Sometimes you will have to click the Export link again, after logging in, to export. You should see a pop-up message detailing the number of references exported to EndNote.
  5. If you do not get a login prompt or a pop-up, download the file (last option in the image above) and see the instructions in the next box.


Most databases with an Export to EndNote option will work in a similar fashion.

SouthernSearch to EndNote

You can import citations for books from within EndNote Web. Click the Collect Tab and go to Online Search. Choose the Library Catalog (SCSU, Yale, or the Library of Congress) you wish to import from. Do a search, then select the records you wish to import from the results list. Importing will add the entries to your EndNote Web collection.

Import from files

It is possible to import a 'tab deliminated' file, which can be created from a spreadsheet or word processing file. Please see the Help File for more information.

It is not, unfortunately, possible to import references from a formatted reference list (for instance, an APA list as a Word document).