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EndNote X8 (Desktop)

How to use a citation management program to organize your references and create in-text citations and bibliographies for your papers

Direct Export into EndNote

Select your citations.
Choose Export.
Choose the following options -
Export Format RIS format (Reference Manager, ProCite, EndNote)
Output Specify Fields to be Exported
Select all or as many boxes that are useful
Click Export
In the Dialogue Box choose Open with Other
Look for and choose Research Soft Direct Export Helper
Another Dialogue Box will open.
Choose EndNote
Citations from SCOPUS are automatically added to the Last Imported Folder.

Find and Save Citations as RIS

Search your Topic
Select your citations
Choose Export.

In the Export Citation List box, choose the folllowing options -
Export Format to RIS format (Reference Manager, ProCite, EndNote)
Select all or as many fields that are useful

Click Export

Save the .ris file to the desktop or other device

Import Citations as RIS Files into EndNote Web

In EndNote, prepare to import the citations:

1) Go to File > Import 
2) Browse for and select .ris file on your computer.
3) Under Import Option, select Reference Manager (RIS)
4) *if necessary, change Text Translation option to Unicode UTF-8
5) Click Import button.
(Your references will appear in your Last Imported folder).


Important Tip

When exporting citations from SCOPUS, choose ALL fields.  Information culled now may be useful in the future.