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EndNote

Use this guide to get started with EndNote.

From databases

Library Search and some of the library databases allow you to export your search results to your EndNote library. 

  1. Go to Ebsco
  2. Seach for information on your chosen topic
  3. Click the title of the article you wish to export
  4. Select Export from the Tools menu
  5. Select Direct Export to in RIS Format and click Save

 

  1. Go to Google Scholar
  2. Search for information on your topic
  3. Go to Settings
  4. Select EndNote from the options next to Show links to import citations and click Save
  5. Go back to your results list and choose Import into EndNote

 

OVID .cgi file type fix

Occasionally the file type (.cgi) generated by OVID (MEDLINE or PsycInfo) will not be automatically set to open with EndNote. If this occurs, the following message will appear when trying to open the file:

Please follow these steps to set EndNote as the program to open the file with:

  1. Right click the .cgi file and select Properties.
  2. Select Change next to Open with: 


     
  3. Choose EndNote from the list of programs (you may have to choose show more to see EndNote).


     
  4. Choose Apply and Save. This file can now be imported into EndNote.