Export references from Albert Sloman Library to EndNote desktop

This article will show you how to export references from the University of Essex Library website and import them into EndNote Desktop.
Step 1: Set up the filter file (you only need to do this once)
  1. Open EndNote.
  2. Download the filter file EssexUniLibrary.enf (10 KB), and then open it. The file should automatically open in EndNote.
  3. Click File > Save As.
  4. Name the filter EssexUniLibrary, and then click Save.
  5. Click File Close Filter to close the filter window.
  6. Click Edit > Import Filters > Open Filter Manager...
  7. Find EssexUniLibrary in the list and make sure it is checked. Now close the filter window.

Step 2: Export your reference from the Library website into EndNote Desktop.
  1. Open your web browser and go to libwww.essex.ac.uk.
  2. Search the Library website for what you're looking for. In this example we're searching for Fish.
  3. In the search results, under Additional actions click the Add to cart icon (shown as a shopping basket) then click view cart.
  4. In your shopping cart, click the Export to EndNote icon(shown as a double quotation marks).
  5. Your browser will download the export file and prompt you to Choose Destination (if applicable) to export to. Select EndNote and click OK.
  6. A Choose An Import Filter window will appear, make sure EssexUniLibrary is selected and then click Choose.
  7. Your reference will be imported and appear in All References, Imported References and Unfiled ready for you to use.

 About these instructions
These instructions were created using Windows 7 . Steps may vary depending on your software version and computer model.

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