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EndNote and EndNote Web: Exporting References from Web of Science & Google Scholar

Endnote:A Bibliographic Software Program; EndNote Web :Your Web-Based Research and Writing Tool

Exporting References from Web of Science

Mac Users: When working with EndNote on a Mac, you must use Mozilla Firefox as your browser to enable Direct Export (automatic downloads) of references from electronic databases (PubMed, Web of Science, etc.) to your EndNote library.

  1. Conduct a search in Web of Science.
  2. Check the boxes next to articles for the citations you wish to export to your EndNote library.
  3. Scroll to the Save to menu found at the top and bottom of your search results page. 
  4. Choose Save to EndNote desktop from the drop down menu.

Save to EndNote Desktop

5.The Send to EndNote dialog box will appear.

6.Select the record content that you wish to send to your EndNote library.

7. Click Send.  Your citations will automatically be exported to, and appear in, your EndNote library.  If you do not already  have EndNote open, your computer will open your EndNote library.

Exporting References from Google Scholar

Note: You cannot download multiple citations at one time in Google Scholar. If you anticipate downloading a large number of citations, try using the library's databases first.

  1. Go to Google Scholar from the Databases A-Z list from LLU Library homepage We recommend that you access Google Scholar from this link, so that you can link to full-text journal articles.
  2. Click on the Settings icon in the upper right hand corner of the screen.
  3. Scroll down to the Bibliography manager section.  Select the Show links to import citations into radio button. Choose EndNote from the drop down menu.

Google Scholar Settings

4. Click Save. You will not need to perform this step on subsequent visits to Google Scholar.

5. Conduct a search in Google Scholar.  Click Import into EndNote link under the citation you wish to import to your EndNote   library.

Bibliography manager 6. A dialog box will appear prompting you to either "Open" or "Save" the file that you are creating.

Import into EndNote

7. Choose the Open with radio button and select EndNote X7 from the drop-down menu. If you do not see EndNote X7 on the drop down shortlist, select Other and choose EndNote X7 from the options provided.  Then, click OK.