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How to use EndNote Online part 2:
downloading references from specific databases/resources


Important!  Please check carefully your citations and references 
when you import them into your work.  Some references might need to be amended manually.  To do this, click the relevant reference within Endnote Online and then click on the relevant information that requires amending.  After editing the reference, click Save.  You might need to exit both Endnote Online and Word before reopening Word to import the reference.  

To collect references to websites that you visit
: please note how to use the EndNote Online Capture tool  

Not all of the Library's databases are listed below
.  If you would like any further information about downloading references, please contact your Subject Librarian.  
 

 

ACM Digital Library

  1. Connect to ACM Digital Library and search for references to articles/other documents.
  2. Select your references and select the Display format, Endnote. 
  3. Save them as a text file to a location of your choice (e.g. 'h drive', memory stick...).
  4. Log onto EndNote Online via the link in Web of Science. 
  5. Click the Collect tab and then Import References.
  6. Use Browse to locate the saved text file.
  7. Select Import Option as EndNote Import.  
  8. If this import option does not appear, click 'Select Favorites'.  Scroll to the correct option, select it and click 'Copy to Favorites'.
  9. Choose destination e.g. To: “Test” library.  Click the Import button.  
     

BIOSIS Citation Index

  1. Connect to BIOSIS Citation Index and search for references to articles/other documents.
  2. You can connect directly to Endnote Online from within BIOSIS Citation Index.
  3. It is best to connect to Endnote Online before searching for any articles: to do this, click on the Endnote link located at the top of BIOSIS Citation Index.
  4. Then re-enter BIOSIS Citation Index  and run a search.
  5. Within your search results, select/tick the box to the left of each result that you want to download.
  6. Then click the myendnote.com option just above the results to transfer your references. 
    Alternatively: if you are saving results from multiple searches/pages in one session: select your results and add them to a Marked List. 
    Then open your Marked List (the link is near the top of the screen).  From the Marked List screen, click the myendnote.com option to transfer your references.


British Education Index

  1. Connect to British Education Index and search for references to articles/other documents.
  2. Check the boxes for the references you would like to download.
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the page to view the citation manager.
  4. Make the following selections: Display Format Full, Output Format RefMgr etc., Action Save.
  5. Log onto EndNote Online via the link in Web of Science.
  6. Click the Collect tab and then Import References.
  7. Use Browse to locate the saved text file (e.g. 'h drive', memory stick...) .
  8. Select Import Option as RefMan RIS.
  9. If this import option does not appear, click 'Select Favorites'.  Scroll to the correct option, select it and click 'Copy to Favorites'.
  10. Choose destination e.g. To: “Test” library.  Click the Import button. 
     

Business Source Complete

  1. Connect to Business Source Complete and search for references to articles/other documents.
  2. Mark the result(s) for downloading by clicking the Plus icon to the right of each result.
  3. View the folder of added records by clicking the Folder icon on the panel at the top right of the screen.
  4. Click the Export button.
  5. Make sure the export option is set as: Direct Export to EndNote Online (or EndNote Web).
  6. Click Save.  EndNote Online opens in your browser.  Log in to complete the transfer. 

Alternative option: you can download an entire set of up to 25,000 references in one go as follows: 

Cochrane Library

  1. Connect to Cochrane Library and search for references to documents. 
  2. Select/tick the box beside each result that you wish to download. 
  3. Click Export Selected.  A dialog box will appear.
  4. Select PC from the Export Type menu and Citation and Abstract from the File Type menu.
  5. Click Export Citation
  6. A "file download" dialog box for saving documents should appear (possibly along the bottom of the screen).
  7. Select the "save as" option and save your results to a location of your choice (e.g. 'h drive', memory stick...).
  8. Log onto EndNote Online via the link in Web of Science.
  9. Click the Collect tab and then Import References.
  10. Use Browse to locate the saved text file.
  11. Select Import Option as Cochrane Library (Wiley).
  12. If this import option does not appear, click 'Select Favorites'.  Scroll to the correct option, select it and click 'Copy to Favorites'.
  13. Choose destination e.g. To: “Test” library.  Click the Import button.  
     

Compendex via Engineering Village

  1. Connect to Compendex and search for references to articles/other documents. 
  2. Check the boxes beside the records you wish to download.
  3. Opposite Choose Format, select the radio button for Detailed record and click Download
  4. In the Download Selected Records screen, select RIS, EndNote, ProCite, Reference Manager and
  5. Click Download and save the file (e.g. 'h drive', memory stick...)
  6. Log onto EndNote Online via the link in Web of Science.
  7. Click the Collect tab and then Import References.
  8. Use Browse to locate the saved text file.
  9. Select Import Option as RefMan RIS.
  10. If this import option does not appear, click 'Select Favorites'.  Scroll to the correct option, select it and click 'Copy to Favorites'.
  11. Choose destination e.g. To: “Test” library.  Click the Import button.  
     

Econlit

  1. Connect to Econlit and search for references to articles/other documents.
  2. Mark the result(s) for downloading by clicking the Plus icon to the right of each result.
  3. View the folder of added records by clicking the Folder icon on the panel at the top right of the screen.
  4. Click the Export button.
  5. Make sure the export option is set as: Direct Export to EndNote Online (or EndNote Web).
  6. Click Save.  EndNote Online opens in your browser.  Log in to complete the transfer.  

Alternative option: you can download an entire set of up to 25,000 references in one go as follows: 

 

Embase

1. Check the boxes against the records you wish to download.
2. Click Export.
3. Select RIS format for the Export format.
4. Click Export.
5. Click Download.
6. In the File Download dialog box click Save.
7. Save as an RIS Formatted file.
8. Click the Collect tab and then Import References.
9. Use Browse to locate the saved text file..
10. Select Import Option as RefMan RIS filter.
11. If this import option does not appear, click 'Select Favorites'.  Scroll to the correct option, select it and click 'Copy to Favorites'.
12. Choose destination e.g. To: “Test” library. 
13. Click the Import button. 
 

Emerald

1. Connect to Emerald and search for references to articles/other documents.
2. Click the Journals tab from the View Results For option on your search results page. 
3. Click the tick boxes next to the article records you want to export to EndNote.
4. Use the Add to Marked List option to save these e.g. for your Session and click Go.
5. Click to view Marked Lists from the grey left hand navigation column options.
6. Select marked list e.g. for the Session.
7. Click Export Options.  Then, underneath Export a text file (RIS format), click Download file.
8. Save the file, (e.g. 'h drive', memory stick...).  Log onto EndNote Online via the link in Web of Science.
9. Click the Collect tab and then Import References.
10. Use Browse to locate the saved text file..
11. Select Import Option as Emerald.
12. If this import option does not appear, click 'Select Favorites'.  Scroll to the correct option, select it and click 'Copy to Favorites'.
13. Choose destination e.g. To: “Test” library.  Click the Import button. 

 

Google Scholar

  1. Connect to Google Scholar (GS).  If you are off-campus, it's best to connect via the Library Catalogue - this will enable you to increase the number of full-text papers that you are able to access via GS. 
  2. To send results to EndNote Online, you need to set up a My Library account.  The My Libary options are in the top right corner of Google Scholar.  
  3. Sign in to My Library and search Google Scholar.  Click the star icon underneath any search result of interest.  
  4. Click the arrow icon just about your search results.  Click the RefMan option.   
  5. Log onto EndNote Online via the link in Web of Science.
  6. Click the Collect tab and then click Import References.
  7. Use Browse to locate the saved text file (e.g. downloads folder, 'h drive', memory stick...). 
  8. Select Import Option as RefMan RIS.
  9. If this import option does not appear, click 'Select Favorites'.  Scroll to the correct option, select it and click 'Copy to Favorites'.
  10. Choose destination e.g. To: “Test” library.  Click the Import button.  
     

IBSS

1. Connect to IBSS and search for references to articles/other documents. 
2. Select/tick the box beside each result that you wish to download. Click the save/export drop-down menu.
3. Choose Endnote, Citavi or Reference Manager.  Click Continue.
4. A "file download" dialog box for saving documents should appear (possibly along the bottom of the screen).
5. Select the "save as" option and save your results as an RIS file to a location of your choice (e.g. 'h drive', memory stick...).
6. Log onto EndNote Online via the link in Web of Science.
7. Click the Collect tab and then Import References.
8. Use Browse to locate the saved text file.
9. Select Import Option as Proquest.
10. If this import option does not appear, click 'Select Favorites'.  Scroll to the correct option, select it and click 'Copy to Favorites'.
11. Choose destination e.g. To: “Test” library.  Click the Import button.
 

JSTOR

  1. Search for records and tick the box next to those you want to transfer.
  2. Click the Export Citation button.
  3. From the Select a format option choose RIS file (EndNote, ProCite, Reference Manager).
  4. Save the file (e.g. 'h drive', memory stick...).
  5. Log onto EndNote Online via the link in Web of Science.
  6. Click the Collect tab and then Import References.
  7. Use Browse to locate the saved text file.
  8. Select Import Option as RefMan RIS.
  9. If this import option does not appear, click 'Select Favorites'.  Scroll to the correct option, select it and click 'Copy to Favorites'.
  10. Choose destination e.g. To: “Test” library. 
  11. Click the Import button.  


Library Catalogue

  1. Connect to EndNote Online (via Web of Science).
  2. Enter the Library Catalogue. 
  3. Click sign in (in the top right-hand corner).  Enter your University username and password.
  4. Search for references to books, articles or other items.  Click the star button within each search result that you wish to save.  If you have searched using either the 'books' or 'journals' tab, the star icon is located within the search result's description tab (then open the 'actions' menu).
  5. Click My Collection (along the top menu).  Here, you will find a list those results that you have saved. Reselect (by ticking boxes) those results that you want to send to EndNote Online. 
  6. Select Push to EndNote Online'from the menu to the right, just above the list of results.  Click Go.  

 

MathSciNet

  1. Connect to MathSciNet and search for references to articles/other documents.
  2. Select and save your references as a text file by selecting Citations (EndNote).
  3. Log onto EndNote Online via the link in Web of Science.
  4. Click the Collect tab and then Import References.
  5. Use Browse to locate the saved text file (e.g. 'h drive', memory stick...).
  6. Select Import Option as EndNote Import.
  7. If this import option does not appear, click 'Select Favorites'.  Scroll to the correct option, select it and click 'Copy to Favorites'.
  8. Choose destination e.g. To: “Test” library. 
  9. Click the Import button.  
     

MLA International Bibliography 

  1. Connect to MLA International Bibliography and search for references to articles/other documents.
  2. Mark the result(s) for downloading by clicking the Add to folder button beside each result.
  3. View the folder of added records by clicking the Folder icon on the panel at the top right of the screen.
  4. Click the Export button.
  5. Make sure the export option is set as: Direct Export to EndNote Online (or EndNote Web).
  6. Click Save. EndNote Online opens in your browser.  Log in to complete the transfer.

Alternative option: you can download an entire set of up to 25,000 references in one go as follows: 


PubMed

  1. Connect to PubMed and search for references to articles/other documents.
  2. Search for records and tick the box next to those you want to transfer.
  3. Click the Send to button.
  4. Select the File option. Format options will open just below.
  5. Select MEDLINE and then click create file.  
  6. A "file download" dialog box for saving documents should appear (possibly along the bottom of the screen).  
  7. Select the "save as" option and save your results to a location of your choice (e.g. 'h drive', memory stick...). 
  8. Log onto EndNote Online via the link in Web of Science.
  9. Click the Collect tab.
  10. Click Import References.
  11. Use Browse to locate the saved text file.
  12. Select Import Option as PubMed NLM
  13. If this import option does not appear, click 'Select Favorites'.  Scroll to the correct option, select it and click 'Copy to Favorites'.
  14. Choose destination e.g. To: “Test” library. 
  15. Click the Import button. 


Sage Journals Online

  1. Check the boxes beside the article references you wish to download.
  2. In the box to the right of the screen click Add to my citations.
  3. Beneath this is a radio button - Email/Download/Save/Print. Select it and click the Go button.
  4. From the Marked Citations page, click Download to Citation Manager.
  5. Choose the EndNote option on the right.
  6. Save the file (e.g. 'h drive', memory stick...).
  7. Log onto EndNote Online via the link in Web of Science.
  8. Click the Collect tab and then Import References.
  9. Use Browse to locate the saved text file.
  10. Select Import Option as EndNote Import.
  11. If this import option does not appear, click 'Select Favorites'.  Scroll to the correct option, select it and click 'Copy to Favorites'.
  12. Choose destination e.g. To: “Test” library.  Click the Import button.  
     

Scopus 

1. Connect to Scopus and search for references to articles/other documents.  Select results and click on export.
2. Choose option featuring 'EndNote'. 
3. Save results as a file to a destination of your choice e.g. memory stick, 'h' drive, laptop...
4. Log onto EndNote Online via the link in Web of Science.
5. Click the Collect tab and then Import References.
6. Use Browse to locate the saved text file (e.g. 'h drive', memory stick...).
7. Select Import Option as Scopus.
8. If this import option does not appear, click 'Select Favorites'.  Scroll to the correct option, select it and click 'Copy to Favorites'.
9. Choose destination e.g. To: “Test” library.  Click the Import button. 

   
Social Policy and Practice 

  1. Connect to Social Policy and Practice, and search for references to articles/other documents.
  2. Select your results by checking the boxes next to the relevant record.  Click Export. 
  3. A dialog box appears.  Select Export To as Procite.  Then select Citation & abstract.
  4. Click Export Citations.  
  5. A "file download" dialog box for saving documents should appear (possibly along the bottom of the screen).
  6. Select the "save as" option and save your results to a location of your choice (e.g. 'h drive', memory stick...).
  7. Log onto EndNote Online via the link in Web of Science.
  8. Click the Collect tab and then Import References.
  9. Use Browse to locate the saved text file (e.g. 'h drive', memory stick...).
  10. Select Import Option as Social Policy and Prac (OvidSP).
  11. If this import option does not appear, click 'Select Favorites'.  Scroll to the correct option, select it and click 'Copy to Favorites'.
  12. Choose destination e.g. To: “Test” library. 
  13. Click the Import button. 
     

SPORTDiscus

  1. Connect to SPORTDiscus and search for references to articles/other documents.
  2. Mark the result(s) for downloading by clicking the Add to folder button beside each result.
  3. View the folder of added records by clicking the Folder icon on the panel at the top right of the screen.
  4. Click the Export button.
  5. Make sure the export option is set as: Direct Export to EndNote Online.
  6. Click Save. EndNote Online opens in your browser.  Log in to complete the transfer. 

Alternative option: you can download an entire set of up to 25,000 references in one go as follows: 

 

Web of Science / Web of Science Core Collection 

  1. Connect to either 'Web of Science' or 'Web of Science Core Collection' as relevant, and search for references to articles/other documents.
  2. You can connect directly to Endnote Online from within Web of Science.  It is best to do this before searching for any articles.
  3. Click the EndNote link located at the top of Web of Science.  
  4. Then re-enter Web of Science and run a search.
  5. Within your search results, select/tick the box to the left of each result that you want to download.
  6. Then click the myendnote.com option just above the results to transfer your references. 
    Alternatively: if you are saving results from multiple searches/pages in one session: select your results and add them to a Marked List.  Then open your Marked List (the link is near the top of the screen).  From the Marked List screen, click the myendnote.com option to transfer your references.

 
Zetoc

  1. Connect to Zetoc and search for references to documents.
  2. Select and save your references as a text document by selecting short labels. 
  3. Log onto EndNote Online via the link in Web of Science.
  4. Click the Collect tab and then Import References.
  5. Use Browse to locate the saved text file (e.g. 'h drive', memory stick...).
  6. Select Import Option as Zetoc (MIMAS).
  7. If this import option does not appear, click 'Select Favorites'.  Scroll to the correct option, select it and click 'Copy to Favorites'.
  8. Choose destination e.g. To: “Test” library. 
  9. Click the Import button.