Answered By: Michael Bailou Huang
Last Updated: Jul 30, 2014     Views: 89

There are three ways of getting citations into your personal EndNote library: manually entering the information, using EndNote to search databases and adding those search results to your library, and searching databases directly where you can export those search results to EndNote.

Try accessing the website and exporting using a Mozilla based browser (see Mozilla based browsers like Firefox allow you to specify how to handle the data when you initiate a direct export, permitting you to select the EndNote application.

If you are using Google Scholar: 

You will need to configure Google Scholar to send references to EndNote. Then you will be able to send references to EndNote by clicking on the "Import into EndNote" link.

 Follow these steps to configure Google Scholar to send references to EndNote.

·  Go to the Google Scholar home page at

·  Click on the "Settings" link.

·  Under "Bibliography manager" select the option "Show links to import citations into" and choose "EndNote" in the drop down box.

·  Click on the "Save" button.

Follow these steps to import search results into EndNote:

·  After performing a search on Google Scholar click on the "Import into EndNote" link for the reference you want to import.

·  If you are presented with a window asking if you want to "Open" or "Save" the file, choose to open the file.

·  A "Select a Reference Library" window will appear, use this window to select the EndNote library you want the reference imported into.

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