EndNote Basic

This guide describes how to access and use EndNote Basic, a citation management system, and gives a brief overview of the desktop versions of EndNote

How to download from Google Scholar to EndNote Basic/Web

For Google Scholar Citations

a. Go to Google Scholar. Click on the hamburger menu in the upper left corner by the logo.

b. In the window that opens, click on the little gear to open Settings

c. In the menu that opens,Click "Show links to import citations into:" and select "EndNote" in the dropdown menu.  Click "Save".. This will enable you to download the citation information for any of the results you find into EndNote.


d. Do your search and click on the "Import into EndNote" link underneath each search result. When you are presented with a window asking if you want to "Open" or "Save" the file, choose to save the file. Each reference is saved as a separate file.

import into endnote in google scholar


e. Open EndNote Web and hover over "Collect" on the top menu, then select "Import References".

select collect then import references in endnote web


f. Set up the import functions.  Select your file, change "Import Option" to "Endnote Import" and set the "To:" dropdown menu to your desired group.

import into endnote from google scholar




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