Export references from library websites to EndNote Online

This article will show you how to export references from different library websites and import them into EndNote Online.
Examples of export/import methods for different sites
In the majority of cases this is a two step process:
  1. Export/download a RIS file
  2. Import RIS file into EndNote online.

Some sites may allow a direct import (eg EBSCOhost, Web of Science) which means the import happens automatically. All catalogue sites look different, so you may have to hunt around to find the export function. 

Step 1: Login to your EndNote Online account
  1. Open a web browser and navigate to myenoteweb.com then login with your credentials.

Step 2: Export references from a library website
  1. Example using JSTOR (https://www.jstor.org). Search the library website for what you're looking for. In this example we're searching for Diversity.
  2. From the list of results, tick the reference(s) you want to export and click on Export Selected Citations then choose Export a RIS file.
  3. The RIS file will be downloaded and appear in the downloads bar at the bottom left of your screen.

Step 3: Import references into EndNote Online

  1. Navigate to EndNote Online > Collect > Import References > Choose file
  2. Locate the .ris file in Downloads and click Open.
  3. Select Favorites > choose JSTOR from the list > Copy to Favorites then click on To to choose a group and finally click Import.
  4. Your reference will be imported into the group you have chosen and appear in All References ready for you to use.

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