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Exporting from Web of Science Databases into Endnote

Export references from Web of Science platform databases into Endnote.

Web of Science Databases

These steps work best if your Endnote library is already open.

Perform your search in a Web of Science Database.

Click on the selection box by references you wish to send into Endnote.

Select "Export" from the drop-down menu. Select "Endnote desktop" from the choices.

web of science export

Click on Send.

Open an Endnote library, if necessary.

References will go into the Endnote library.

Opening with Chrome

You will see the file name at the bottom of the screen.

In Macs, click on the drop-down menu and show in Finder.Then Open With the Endnote X9 application. If it does not immediately ask what application to open with, then press Control-Click over the file name in the Finder and choose to open with the Endnote X9 application folder. Then click on the icon for the Endnote X9 application.

In PCs, double-click on the .ris file and Open With Endnote X9.

Opening with Internet Explorer

PC users may use Internet Explorer to send references into Endnote X9. If the references do not automatically go into the open Endnote library, you may have to Open With the Endnote X9 program.