Most library databases have a Direct Export feature to enable quick export of bibliographic data into an existing EndNote Library.
Check popular library databases, such as Scopus, Web of Science or PubMed- they all have the ability to export search results in bulk. Advantages when exporting from library databases ? We can export accurate verified details including Author, Title, Journal Title, Volume, Pages or DOI. and useful extra information such as the Abstract, author keywords, or even snowballed reference lists.
Tip: Look for the option to export to .RIS file format
1. From the results list in PubMed tick the desired references
2. Click on the Send to link
3. Choose destination: select Citation Manager
4. Create File
5. Click on the citations.nbib file and EndNote should open (or right mouse..open), and the references will be displayed in the EndNote library.
1. From the search results screen in PubMed,
2. Click Send to
3. Choose destination: "File"
4. Select Format: MEDLINE
5. Click on Create File [Remember where you saved it]
To Import the text file into EndNote, have the EndNote Library Open
1. Go to the File menu >>> Import, File ...Choose
2. Browse to where the PubMed_results.txt file is saved and choose the file
3. Import Option.... Other Filters...Select the PubMed (NLM) Filter from the list
See also Online EndNote Training [YouTube]
1. Go to Google Scholar https://scholar.google.com.au/
2. Look under Settings
3. Bibliography Manager: select "Show links to import citations into EndNote and Save the setting
4. Next time you do a search in Google Scholar, there will be a link enabling the reference details to be exported to EndNote.
Found a book or report ? Export the details into EndNote
1. Search the Libraries Australia catalogue,
2. Select the book and click download, then select the .RIS option
3. The results will open in your EN Library, where you may need to tidy up the reference
Export fulltext with one click into EndNote using "EndNote Click"
Kopernio (now called EndNote Click)
Owned by Clarivate Analytics, EndNote Click is a free browser plugin that helps you find the best available PDF of an academic article while you browse. Helps you see the Library and open fulltext PDFs more easily and export them into your reference management software with a simple click. Integrates with Google Scholar, PubMed, WoS, and academic publisher sites.
It requires a user registration, simply Google Kopernio ("EN click") and get setup with a few clicks.
Set up EndNote Click browser plugin in your Chrome or Firefox browser and try it next time you are searching Google Scholar.
Check the Library Databases page
Some databases require Filters to import the references into EndNote (for example Cochrane Library).
Where to get filters:
Having trouble with search results not going directly into the EndNote Library on a mac? Set up some file associations for common file types such as .RIS and .enw or .ciw
1. Select the file-type you wish to associate with EndNote. This example is a .enw file, which went into our downloads folder.
2. Right-click (or ctrl-click) and select “Get info”...
3. In the window which appears, select the drop-down box near the bottom – “Open with”...
4. Select "Other" from the list
5. Browse to the choose the required application, EndNote X8, and check the box at the bottom "Always open with", and click on "Add"
6. The window will close and take you back to the “get info” window, and the selected application should show in the box. Click the button “Change all”.
7. Click on "Continue" to confirm you want this to happen automatically in the future.
Next time simply double-click the downloaded file in the browser window and the results will open in the EndNote Library.