EndNote: Importing Citations from
These instructions are written for using Internet Explorer as
You can search any of the Ebsco databases and
save citations to articles of interest directly into EndNote.
- If you have not already done so, create
the EndNote Library (database) where you want to import the
references. (You can also put them in an existing EndNote
- Search EBSCOhost as you normally would.
- Click on Export.
- Click on Direct Export in RIS Format
(CITAVI, EasyBib, EndNote, ProCite, Reference Manager, Zotero)
- Choose Destination - EndNote
- EndNote will open.
On the Import Screen there are boxes
- Import File: Click on
Choose . Specify the directory and the name of the
file you just saved. Click on Open and the
information will be put in the provided box.
- Import Options: Choose
EndNote Library from the pull down menu.
- Duplicates: Specify desired
option from the pull down menu.
After the file information has been
entered into the three provided boxes click on Import.
The file of the saved citations will be automatically imported
into your open EndNote library.
It is wise to check your references after importing to make sure
it was done correctly.
Once the documents are in your library (your database) you can
edit them as desired.