Answered By: Bryna Coonin
Last Updated: Aug 12, 2014     Views: 34

A.  Below are two sets of conversion instructions – one for EndNote version 8 or higher users and the other is for version 7 or lower users.

Converting EndNote databases (version 8 or higher):

• Log into your RefWorks account.

• Select References, Import EndNote V8 Database

• Click the Browse button and locate your EndNote . enl file

• Specify a folder to import the references to (optional – your references will automatically appear in the Last Imported Folder)

• Click the Import button.

Converting EndNote databases (version 7 or lower):

• From EndNote, select the correct Output Style for the export. Under the File menu select Output Styles.

• From the list of output styles select RefMan (RIS) Export select it.

Note: If you do not see this format, open the Style Manager and check the RefMan format. Close the Style Manager and repeat steps 1 and 2.

• Select the references you want to export.

• Under the Reference menu select Show Selected (or Show All if you wish to export the entire database).

• Under the File menu select Export.

• A dialog box appears for you to select the location where you want to save the file. Type a file name and select a location for importing into RefWorks. Select Text as your Save As type and click Save.

• Go into RefWorks and from the References menu select Import.

• Select Desktop Biblio. Mgt. Software as your Import Filter and EndNote as your Database. Browse for and select the file you just created from EndNote.

• Click Import.

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