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EndNote (Desktop version)

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

Configuring settings in Google Scholar

  1. Go to the Google Scholar home page:
  2. Go to the menu in the upper left-hand corner. In the menu, click "Settings" in the  upper right-hand corner.
  3. Under "Bibliography Manager" select the option "Show links to import citations into" and choose "EndNote" in the dropdown menu.
  4. Click on the "Save" button.


Then, do your search in Google Scholar & follow these steps to import search results into EndNote:

  1. After performing a search on Google Scholar, click on the "Import into EndNote" link for the reference you want to import (listed underneath each result).
  2. A pop-up may appear, asking if you want to "Open" or "Save" the file. Choose "Open".


A "Select a Reference Library" window will appear; select the name of the EndNote library you want the reference imported into.