EndNote @ UC Davis

Filters and Connection Files for Databases at UC Davis (Windows)

  • In the instructions below Direct Export refers to the direct transmission of records from a database to the EndNote library. Filter Import refers to a two-step process involving the saving of records to the computer desktop and choosing a filter in EndNote to import the records.
  • For Macintosh, see Filters and Connection Files for Databases at UC Davis (Macintosh)
  • For instructions in how to connect to licensed databases from off campus using the campus proxy service or VPN, see Connect From Off Campus

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Add records to folder by clicking on folder icon with plus sign next to each record.
  2. Select records to transfer by checking the appropriate box and choose Export.
  3. Choose radio button for Direct export to EndNote, ProCite, or Reference Manager and click Save.
  4. Follow automatic prompts to transfer records.

Agricola (OvidSP)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Click Export.
  3. In window that opens, go to Export to menu and select EndNote.
  4. Click Export Citations and records will transfer.

America History and Life (ABC-Clio)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Add records to folder.
  2. Open folder, select files, click Export.
  3. Select radio button for Direct Export to EndNote, ProCite, or Reference Manager and click Save.
  4. Follow automatic prompts (select library as necessary) to transfer records.

American Periodicals Series Online (ProQuest)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Click Export button.
  3. Click Export directly to ProCite, EndNote or Reference Manager.
  4. Follow automatic prompts to transfer records to library.

Anthropology Plus (OCLC)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Do your search in the database. You can either click the leftside boxes of citations you want to download into Endnote or you can click the Mark All box at the bottom of the window, which selects all citations in the window.
  2. When done, click Export.
  3. Make sure that the citations you selected are selected for export; you can either export the last ten citations or all marked citations.
  4. Make sure the button marked Export to: EndNote is selected.
  5. EndNote will open, asking you to select the library you want to put the citations into. Navigate on your hard drive to where it is and click Open.
  6. The Choose an Import Filter window will open. Click the Find by button to the right and go to OCLC. Select the ArticleFirst (OCLC) filter. Click Choose.

Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ProQuest)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Mouse-over Export/Save link.
  3. In pull-down menu that appears, select EndNote, Reference Manager, or ProCite
  4. In window that appears, click Continue.
  5. Follow automatic prompts to import to EndNote.

Art Full-Text (Wilson)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Click Get Marked.
  3. Click Export.
  4. Select radio buttons for records selected and for The EndNote Filter.
  5. Click Export.
  6. Follow automatic prompts (select library as necessary).
  7. Choose Wilson web (Wilson) filter and transfer records.

Art Index Retrospective (Wilson)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Click Exporting/Citing.
  3. Select radio buttons for records selected and for The EndNote Filter.
  4. Click Export.
  5. Follow automatic prompts (select library as necessary).
  6. Choose Wilson web (Wilson) filter and transfer records.

ArticleFirst (OCLC)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark desired citations.
  2. Click Export button.
  3. Click radio buttons for records selected and EndNote.
  4. Click on Export button.
  5. EndNote program will open and ask you to choose which Library to import the citations.
  6. Then you will be asked which filter to use. Select ArticleFirst (OCLC) filter.

Arts and Humanities Citation Index (Wilson)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Click Export to EndNote, RefMan, ProCite link.
  3. Follow automatic prompts (select library as necessary) to transfer records.

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (ProQuest)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Mouse-over Export/Save link.
  3. In pull-down menu that appears, select EndNote, Reference Manager, or ProCite.
  4. In window that appears, click Continue.
  5. Follow automatic prompts to import to EndNote.

BIOSIS (ISI)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Click Export to EndNote, RefMan, ProCite link at bottom of page.
  3. Follow automatic prompts (select library as necessary) to transfer records.

Business Source Complete (EBSCO)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Select items.
  2. Click Export button.
  3. Select Radio button Direct Export to EndNote, ProCite, Reference Manager and click Save.
  4. Follow automatic prompts (select library as necessary) to transfer record.

CAB Abstracts (OvidSP)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Click Export.
  3. In window that opens, go to Export to menu and select EndNote.
  4. Click Export Citations and records will transfer.

Conference Papers Index (ProQuest)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Mouse-over Export/Save link.
  3. In pull-down menu that appears, select EndNote, Reference Manager, or ProCite
  4. In window that appears, click Continue.
  5. Follow automatic prompts to import to EndNote.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

Firefox (Direct Export)
  1. One record at a time only.
  2. Where Export appears, click for the citation you wish.
  3. Select EndNote from drop-down list.
  4. Follow automatic prompts to import record to your library.
IE (Direct Export)
  1. One record at a time only.
  2. Click Export for the citation you wish.
  3. Select EndNote from drop-down list.
  4. In window that opens, select Open and record will import.

EconLit (ProQuest)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Mouse-over Export/Save link.
  3. In pull-down menu that appears, select EndNote, Reference Manager, or ProCite
  4. In window that appears, click Continue.
  5. Follow automatic prompts to import to EndNote.

Education Full-Text (Wilson)

Firefox (direct Export)/IE (pop-ups blocked)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Click Get Marked.
  3. Click Export.
  4. Click Exporting/Citing.
  5. Select radio buttons for marked records and The EndNote Filter and click Export.
  6. Follow automatic prompts to choose EndNote library and select WilsonWeb (Wilson) filter and transfer files.

EIS: Digests of Environmental Impact Statements (ProQuest)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Mouse-over Export/Save link.
  3. In pull-down menu that appears, select EndNote, Reference Manager, or ProCite
  4. In window that appears, click Continue.
  5. Follow automatic prompts to import to EndNote.

Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management (ProQuest)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Mouse-over Export/Save link.
  3. In pull-down menu that appears, select EndNote, Reference Manager, or ProCite
  4. In window that appears, click Continue.
  5. Follow automatic prompts to import to EndNote.

ERIC (ProQuest)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Mouse-over Export/Save link.
  3. In pull-down menu that appears, select EndNote, Reference Manager, or ProCite
  4. In window that appears, click Continue.
  5. Follow automatic prompts to import to EndNote.

Fish and Fisheries Worldwide (EBSCO)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Select items.
  2. Click Export.
  3. Select radio button for Export to EndNote, ProCite, Reference Manager and click Save.
  4. Follow automatic prompts (select library as necessary) to transfer record.

Food Science and Technology Abstracts (OvidSP)

Download Filter (http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu/dept/instruc/research/endnote/files/fsta-ovidsp.enf) Save to the Filters folder in EndNote

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Select radio button for Direct Export and click Save
  3. Select radio button for Export to EndNote, ProCite, Reference Manager and click Continue to transfer records.

GeoRef (ProQuest)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Mouse-over Export/Save link.
  3. In pull-down menu that appears, select EndNote, Reference Manager, or ProCite
  4. In window that appears, click Continue.
  5. Follow automatic prompts to import to EndNote.

Google Scholar

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)

Note: First Google Scholar needs to be configured to transfer results to EndNote.

  1. Go to the Google Scholar home page at http://scholar.google.com (http://scholar.google.com)
  2. Click on the Scholar Preferences link.
  3. Under Bibliography Manager select the option Show links to import citations into and choose EndNote in the drop down box.
  4. Click on the Save Preferences button.

Follow these steps to import search results into EndNote:

  1. After performing a search on Google Scholar click on the Import into EndNote link for the reference you want to import.
  2. If you are presented with a window asking if you want to Open or Save the file, choose to open the file.
  3. A Select a Reference Library window will appear, use this window to select the EndNote library you want the reference imported into.

Harvest

Firefox (Direct Export)
  1. Do your search in Harvest; either select individual citations for download by checking the boxes to the left or select Select All above Title.
  2. Once you have selected desired citations, click Add to My E-Shelf.
  3. Click My E-Shelf on the upper left of the window.
  4. Click Select All above Title.
  5. Click Save/Mail.
  6. In the next window, under Records: click the All (BASKET) radio button.
  7. Under Record format, go to Select Predefined Format: and click on the pulldown menu, selecting EndNote/RIS Tagged Output Format.
  8. Under Encoding: click the radio button ISO 8859-1.
  9. Scroll down and click Go.
  10. Another window will open, asking you with the radio button Open it with: to select a program to open the file. Click Choose… and navigate on your hard drive to the EndNote.exe program and select it by clicking Open and then OK. On most PCs the path is: C:\Program Files\EndNote X\EndNote.exe.
  11. EndNote will open, asking you to select which library you want citations downloaded into. Select your library and click OK.
  12. If you want UCD call numbers in your citations, bear in mind that call numbers will download into the Notes field, not the Call Number field. You must cut and paste call numbers into that field.
IE (Direct Export)
  1. Do your search in Harvest; either select individual citations for download by checking the boxes to the left or select Select All above Title.
  2. Once you have selected desired citations, click Add to My E-Shelf.
  3. Click My E-Shelf on the upper left of the window.
  4. Click Select All above Title.
  5. Click Save/Mail.
  6. In the next window, under Records: click the All (BASKET) radio button.
  7. Under Record format, go to Select Predefined Format: and click on the pulldown menu, selecting EndNote/RIS Tagged Output Format.
  8. Under Encoding: click the radio button ISO 8859-1.
  9. Scroll down and click Go.
  10. EndNote will launch and references will be imported into your library.
  11. If you want UCD call numbers in your citations, bear in mind that call numbers will download into the Notes field, not the Call Number field. You must cut and paste call numbers into that field.

INSPEC (Web of Knowledge)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Click EndNote icon at the top of results list.
  3. Follow automatic prompts (select library as necessary) to transfer records.

JSTOR

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Click Export Citation.
  3. Click RIS file (Endnote, ProCite, Reference Manager).
  4. Follow automatic prompts to transfer citations to EndNote Library.

Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (ProQuest)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Mouse-over Export/Save link.
  3. In pull-down menu that appears, select EndNote, Reference Manager, or ProCite
  4. In window that appears, click Continue.
  5. Follow automatic prompts to import to EndNote.

MELVYL

Firefox (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Open Save to menu, select list, and click Save.
  3. Log in or create free WorldCat account at the prompt.
  4. In horizontal bar above results, click link your lists.
  5. Mark records to be exported.
  6. Click Citations View tab. (Re-mark records for export as necessary.)
  7. In menu Export selected references select to EndNote/Reference Manager and click Export.
  8. Follow automatic prompts to export to EndNote.
IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Open Save to menu, select list, and click Save.
  3. Log in or create free WorldCat account at the prompt.
  4. In horizontal bar above results, click link your lists.
  5. Mark records to be exported.
  6. Click Citations View tab. (Re-mark records for export as necessary.)
  7. In menu Export selected references select to EndNote/Reference Manager and click Export.
  8. In dialog box select option to Open to export records to EndNote.

MLA (ProQuest)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Mouse-over Export/Save link.
  3. In pull-down menu that appears, select EndNote, Reference Manager, or ProCite
  4. In window that appears, click Continue.
  5. Follow automatic prompts to import to EndNote.

Oceanic Abstracts (ProQuest)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Mouse-over Export/Save link.
  3. In pull-down menu that appears, select EndNote, Reference Manager, or ProCite
  4. In window that appears, click Continue.
  5. Follow automatic prompts to import to EndNote.

PAIS (ProQuest)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Mouse-over Export/Save link.
  3. In pull-down menu that appears, select EndNote, Reference Manager, or ProCite
  4. In window that appears, click Continue.
  5. Follow automatic prompts to import to EndNote.

PapersFirst (OCLC)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Click Export.
  3. Follow automatic prompts (select library as necessary) to transfer record. For IE click Open in window that launches.
  4. Choose filter PapersFirst (OCLC) and transfer records.

Philosopher's Index (ProQuest)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Mouse-over Export/Save link.
  3. In pull-down menu that appears, select EndNote, Reference Manager, or ProCite
  4. In window that appears, click Continue.
  5. Follow automatic prompts to import to EndNote.

Proceedings (FirstSearch/OCLC)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Click Export.
  3. Follow automatic prompts (select library as necessary) to transfer record. For IE click Open in window that launches.
  4. Choose filter ProceedingsFirst (OCLC) and transfer records.

Project Muse

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Click Save Marked Results.
  3. Click View Saved Results.
  4. Select radio button for EndNote and click Export button.
  5. Follow automatic prompts to transfer records to EndNote.

ProQuest Current Newspapers

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Click Export button.
  3. Click Export directly to Procite, EndNote or Reference Manager.
  4. Follow automatic prompts to transfer records to EndNote.

PsycINFO (ProQuest)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Mouse-over Export/Save link.
  3. In pull-down menu that appears, select EndNote, Reference Manager, or ProCite
  4. In window that appears, click Continue.
  5. Follow automatic prompts to import to EndNote.

PubMed (NLM)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Click on Send-to link in upper right of results list.
  3. In menu that appears, select radio button for Citation Manager.
  4. Click Create File button and records will export to EndNote.

RILM (EBSCO)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records
  2. View saved records by clicking Folder View.
  3. Click Export icon.
  4. Check radio button for Direct Export to EndNote, ProCite or Reference Manager.
  5. Click Save to transfer records.

Science Citation Index (ISI)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Choose Save to EndNote, RefMan, ProCite.
  3. Follow automatic prompts (select library as necessary) to transfer records.

Science Direct

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Click Export Citations.
  3. Check radio button for RIS format (for Reference Manager, ProCite, EndNote).
  4. Click Export
  5. Follow automatic prompts (select library as necessary) to transfer records.

SciFinder

Additional Information (http://www.cas.org/File%20Library/Training/SciFinder/print.pdf)PDF

Firefox/IE (Filter Import)
  1. After searching for citations in SciFinder, use checkbox to mark citation(s) to import. Maximum number of citations that can be saved (imported) at one time is 100.
  2. Click Export link (in upper right, near "Save, Print" links).
  3. For "File Name", enter a name for the file.
  4. For "File Type", Choose Tagged Format (*.txt)
  5. Click Export.
  6. Save file to your computer.
  7. Open Endnote, and the library you want the citation(s) imported to.
  8. Click on File > Import.
  9. For "Import Data File", enter the name of the file you created in Step 3.
  10. For "Import Option", select SciFinder (CAS).
  11. Click Import

Social Science Citation Index (ISI)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Click Save to EndNote, RefMan, ProCite button at bottom of page.
  3. Follow automatic prompts (select library as necessary) to transfer records.

Social Services Abstracts (ProQuest)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Mouse-over Export/Save link.
  3. In pull-down menu that appears, select EndNote, Reference Manager, or ProCite
  4. In window that appears, click Continue.
  5. Follow automatic prompts to import to EndNote.

Sociological Abstracts (ProQuest)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Mouse-over Export/Save link.
  3. In pull-down menu that appears, select EndNote, Reference Manager, or ProCite
  4. In window that appears, click Continue.
  5. Follow automatic prompts to import to EndNote.

Toxline (ProQuest)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Mouse-over Export/Save link.
  3. In pull-down menu that appears, select EndNote, Reference Manager, or ProCite
  4. In window that appears, click Continue.
  5. Follow automatic prompts to import to EndNote.

Transport (OvidSP)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Click on disc icon.
  3. Select radio button for Export to Procite, EndNote or Reference Manager.
  4. Click on OK and transfer records.

Web of Science (Web of Knowledge)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Click EndNote icon at the top of results list.
  3. Follow automatic prompts (select library as necessary) to transfer records.

Wildlife and Ecology Worldwide (EBSCO)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records
  2. View saved records by clicking Folder View.
  3. Click Export icon.
  4. Check radio button for Direct Export to EndNote, ProCite or Reference Manager.
  5. Click Save to transfer records.

WorldCat (OCLC)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records
  2. Click Export icon at bottom of screen.
  3. Check radio button for Select Marked Records from this Search.
  4. Check radio button for EndNote.
  5. Click Export button.
  6. In the window that appears, click Open button.
  7. When prompted, select WorldCat (OCLC) filter and click Choose.
  8. Files will import into EndNote.

Zoological Record (ProQuest)

Firefox/IE (Direct Export)
  1. Mark records.
  2. Mouse-over Export/Save link.
  3. In pull-down menu that appears, select EndNote, Reference Manager, or ProCite
  4. In window that appears, click Continue.
  5. Follow automatic prompts to import to EndNote.