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Mendeley and EndNote

You can import and export bibliographic entries from Mendeley to EndNote and other reference management software.


In Mendeley:

  1. Select the records you wish to export. You can click Edit > Select All if you want your entire database.
  2. Click on the File menu > Export
  3. Change Save As Type option to "RIS - Research Information Systems"
  4. Pick a name and location for the file and Save.
You will end up with a file titled "My Collection.ris."
In EndNote:
  1. Click the File menu > New to create a new library.
  2. Click on the File menu > Import File.
  3. Click Choose and browse to the "My Collection.ris" file you downloaded and click Open.
  4. Change the Import option to Reference Manager (RIS).
  5. Click Import.

EndNote and EndNote Basic

UW Health Sciences Library Guide to EndNote

EndNote is available for purchase from the University Bookstore at a discounted rate.

UW Health Sciences Library Guide to EndNote Basic

Sign up for an EndNote Basic account from a computer on campus (using a computer with a recognized UW IP address).

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