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Citation management at UVic: Managing your references

Citation management software tools guide

Adding items

Step 1: Run your search > Click on “…More actions” > Export to EndNote > Save File in .ris format to your computer (you may rename the file to something more obvious)

screenshot showing search result from Summon

Step 2: In EndNote, go to Collect > Import References > Browse…(find file) > Import Option: RefMan RIS > To: whatever folder you choose 

screenshot of EndNote import references page

OPTION 1: 
Step 1: Go into Google Scholar Settings. Under Bibliography manager > Select Show link to import citations into EndNote > Save.  Run your search.  You will now see Import into EndNote links below every search result. Click on any of those links and Save File in .enw format to your computer (you may rename the file to something more obvious)

screenshot showing Google Scholar Settings page

screehshot showing Google Scholar search page with EndNote link

OPTION 2:
Step 1: Run your search in Google Scholar > Click on Cite > EndNote > Save File in .enw format to your computer (you may rename the file to something more obvious)

screenshot of Google Scholar search results page

screenshot of Google Scholar pop-out window with export options

Step 2: In EndNote, go to Collect > Import References > Browse…(find file) > Import Option: EndNote Import > To: whatever folder you choose 

screenshot showing EndNote import references page

 

Via Research databases (Example: Databases on the EBSCOHost platform)
Run your search > identify article (or articles) of interest using temporary folder feature > Click on Folder > Export > Direct Export to EndNote Web > Save
A new tab should open on your web browser telling you the item(s) have been imported.  If you are not already logged in to your EndNote account, you will be prompted to login.

screenshot showing search results from an Ebscohost database

screenshot showing pop-out window with citation export options

Manually: In EndNote, go to Collect > New Reference.  Choose the reference type (e.g.) book, article, and fill in the required fields.

screenshot showing manual reference page in EndNote

 

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