EndNote Web: Importing Citations from
FirstSearch Databases including:
ArticleFirst; ERIC, Medline; Readers Guide Abstracts; Social
Sciences Abstracts; WorldCat; WorldCat-Dissertations
You can search any of the FirstSearch databases and save citations. You then need to save the citations to a text file. Then you can open up EndNote Web and import your text file. While Endnote Web is free, you need to create an account. Go to http://www.endnote.com/enwebinfo.asp to create an EndNote Web account.
- Create a folder on your C: drive for your EndNote Web references. Leave the folder open.
- Do a search in the FirstSearch database that you want to use.
- Mark the records that you want to save with a check in the checkbox to the left of the bibliographic citation.
- When you have marked all the records you want, click the EXPORT button.
- Export the records to a Text File.
- The text file will be saved in the c: drive folder for your EndNote Web references.
- Login to EndNote Web
- Click the Collect Tab.
- Click the Import References link.
- Choose the filter name for the FirstSearch database you have been using. They are:
WorldCat Diss (OCLC)
10. Click IMPORT
11. To format the references for a bibliography, Choose the Format tab in EndNote Web.
12. Choose Bibliography
13. Select the references that you want to format.
14. Select the bibliographic style that you want to use, i.e.: MLA, APA, Chicago/Turabian
15. Select the file format that you want, i.e.: HTML, TXT, RTF
16. Click Preview & Print