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can be entered in any of the following forms, with commas between non-consecutive ranges:1492-14971492-7124-127, 130, 191-194
Importing from a database:
Most databases include an export feature. Ovid and CINAHL are two databases that offer export from search results. Inaddition, some e-journal web pages may also offer export options. Be sure to check that the data was exportedaccurately every time you export from a database. Sometimes details are missing or do not appear correctly.
Ovid CINAHL PubMed
Search as usual. From list of results, select the citations you want to save.
the citation(s) you want toexport.Click
on a reference tostart the export process.
Select individualcitations to export.
If you want to exportall search results, goto the next step.2.
Display Export options:Then click
at the top of yoursearch results.When the window pops open,choose EndNote from the menu.
Display the Folder by clicking the linkat the top of the screen.Then
items to be sent toEndNote by checking boxes of individual articles or selecting all.Click on
Direct Export in RISFormat
:When specific references are notselected, c
hoose a ‘number to send’
larger than your search results toinclude all results. For very large resultsets, you may need more than oneexport.3.
Select the details
you want toexport, such as Citation andAbstract.
Depending on your web browser,a file will download that whenopened will transfer the citationsto EndNote.
. You also have theoption to remove exported itemsfrom the folder.
Depending on your web browser, afile will download that whenopened/double clicked, it willtransfer the citations to your openEndNote library.From the Send to menu, select
. After selecting options, press
. Some web browsers willautomatically open and import thereferences. Other web browsers maysave/download or ask you aboutselecting a program to open the file.If EndNote asks about selectingsoftware to open the downloaded
.nbib file, select “Choose from a List”
and choose the EndNote program.If your browser displays a message asking whether you want to save the file or open it, choose Open.4.
The imported citations will appear in your EndNote Library in a special group called Imported References. If youhave a library open, the citations will be placed there.5.
Before your next export, consider adding the references to a Group folder, so you can findthem easily.