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Exporting from ScienceDirect into Endnote

This guide shows how to export references from ScienceDirect into Endnote.

Opening with Firefox

Click on "Choose" and open with Endnote X9. In Macs you will first click on the Endnote X9 application folder and then on the icon for the application itself. In PCs, you will click on "Other" and navigate to the Endnote X9 program.


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.

Exporting from ScienceDirect into Endnote

In ScienceDirect, check off the boxes of references you wish to export into Endnote.

Click on Export and select RIS format. Click on Export.

Open the RIS file with Endnote. See instructions in boxes on left and below.

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.