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Biology Information Literacy: Part II: Skills & Techniques: Bibliographic Management Tools

Using Endnote

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Exporting References and Importing Them into EndNote

Steps to export references from SciFinder Scholar and import them into EndNote:

  1. Click the check box(es) next to the references that you want to add to your EndNote library.
  2. Click on Export (on the right side of the the gray header the search results).

    Select SciFinder citation, Click Export

  3. Three columns appear in the Export manager window:
    1. Under Export, select what to export. Use "Selected" if you have checked off any references in the answer set.
    2. Under For: Citation Manager select Citation export format (*.ris)
    3. Under Detail, accept the default name (rename it if you are going to save, not export directly into EndNote)
  4. Click on Export.
     
    Export Manager window

  5. Select Open with ResearchSoft Direct Export Helper (default) (if using FireFox browser, see image below) or Open (if using IE).
  6. Click on OK.

    Opening Reference window

  7. Citations will automatically be imported into whatever EndNote library is open.

    NOTE: If EndNote is NOT open, the references will automatically be imported into the EndNote library that was last open. If you have mutliple EndNote libraries, open the library you want before exporting the references.

Open Source Bibliographic Management Tools

Exporting References and Importing Them into Mendeley

Steps to export references from SciFinder Scholar and import them into Mendeley:

  1. Click the check box(es) next to the references that you want to add to Mendeley.
  2. Click on Export (on the right side of the the gray header the search results).

    Select SciFinder citation, Click Export



  3. Three columns appear in the Export manager window:
    1. Under Export, select what to export. Use "Selected" if you have checked off any references in the answer set.
    2. Under For: Citation Manager select Citation export format (*.ris)
    3. Under Detail, accept the default name or rename it if you prefer.
  4. Click on Export
     
    Export Manager window

  5. Select Save File (if using FireFox browser, see image below) or Save (if using IE).
  6. Click on OK.

    Opening Reference window

  7. Open Mendeley Desktop on your comuter.
  8. Select Add Files... from the File pull down menu.

    Add Files to Mendeley