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EndNote Online

EndNote Online is a web-based program that allows you to organize your sources (articles, books, images, etc.), cite the sources while you write a paper, and prepare bibliographies.

Transferring Sources from RefWorks and Zotero

  1. Log into your ProQuest RefWorks account
  2. Click the Share button in the top toolbar
  3. Select the Export references option
  4. In the popup window,
    1. choose All references in All References
    2. choose RIS in the Format section
    3. Click the Export button
      • Note: You can rename the default export.ris file to reflect the folder name within RefWorks
      • Note: Attached pdfs do not export with this process. See the Exporting Sources and PDFs page on the RefWorks help guide.
  5. Within EndNote Online, choose the Collect tab and then click Import References
    1. Click the Browse button to select the RIS file
    2. Select RefMan RIS from the Import Option menu
    3. In the To: menu, select the group or New Group
    4. Click the Import button
      • If you selected New Group, a popup window will prompt you to give the group a name
    5. If the Import is successful, this message will appear: # references were imported into "group name" group.
  6. You can navigate to the group to view the sources

Note: To add PDF files to your sources records, see the Managing Attachments tab on the Organizing Sources page.

  1. Open Zotero
  2. Select Export Library... from the File menu
    OR
    Right click a collection and choose Export Collection...
  3. In the Export popup window, select the Export options 
    1. Choose RIS from the drop down menu
    2. Check which Translator Options you want
      Note: choosing Export Files will export any pdf documents but these will not be added as attachments to the Mendeley record
    3. If needed, change the Character Encoding setting (not typical)
    4. Click the OK button
  4. Navigate to where you want the file to be exported to
  5. Give the document a filename
  6. Click the Save button
    Depending on the size of your Library, this may take a few minutes
  7. Within EndNote Online, choose the Collect tab and then click Import References
    1. Click the Browse button to select the RIS file
    2. Select RefMan RIS from the Import Option menu
    3. In the To: menu, select the group or New Group
    4. Click the Import button
      • If you selected New Group, a popup window will prompt you to give the group a name
    5. If the Import is successful, this message will appear: # references were imported into "group name" group.
  8. You can navigate to the group to view the sources

Note: To add PDF files to your sources records, see the Managing Attachments tab on the Organizing Sources page.

  1. Open the Mendeley Desktop app
  2. Select the All Documents folder (or a specific folder)
  3. Select all of the documents in the list
  4. From the File menu, choose Export...
  5. In the popup window,
    1. choose the location you want to save your file to
    2. Type in a filename
    3. Choose the export format RIS
      • BibTeX (*.bib) and EndNote XML (*.xml) are for other applications
  6. Within EndNote Online, choose the Collect tab and then click Import References
    1. Click the Browse button to select the RIS file
    2. Select RefMan RIS from the Import Option menu
    3. In the To: menu, select the group or New Group
    4. Click the Import button
      • If you selected New Group, a popup window will prompt you to give the group a name
    5. If the Import is successful, this message will appear: # references were imported into "group name" group.
  7. You can navigate to the group to view the sources

Note: To add PDF files to your sources records, see the Managing Attachments tab on the Organizing Sources page.

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