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Using EndNote at Princeton: Google Scholar

If you need help with Zotero, see this guide .

Exporting to EndNote from Google Scholar

1.  Go to

2.  Click on the small cogwheel icon on the top right corner of the screen and go to Scholar Settings.

3.  Under "Bibliography manager", select Show links to import citations into and select EndNote from the drop-down menu. Click on Save at the bottom of the screen.

4.  Perform your search in Google Scholar.

5.  At the bottom of each search result, on the far right side, click on Import into EndNote

6.  Follow the instructions below to import these citations into EndNote.

From within EndNote (after following above directions)

A small box will appear, prompting you to open or save the .ris file*. Follow prompts to open the file. The exact steps will vary depending on what browser you're using, and whether you're on a Mac or PC.

Note: If you are unable to open the file, select Save File instead. In EndNote's top menu bar, go to File → Import → File. A small "Import File" window will appear. Browse for the file you just saved. Click Import.

Either EndNote will render you citation immediately, or you will be prompted to select an "Import Option". For .ris files, select Reference Manager (RIS). For other file types use the filter corresponding to the name of the database.

*For some databases, you might see another file extension, such as .ciw, .nbib, .enw etc.

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