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Adding References to EndNote: Google Scholar

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Exporting References from Google Scholar

Mac Users: When working with EndNote on a Mac, you must use Mozilla Firefox as your browser to enable Direct Export (automatic downloads) of references from electronic databases (PubMed, Web of Science, etc.) to your EndNote library.

Note: You cannot download multiple citations at one time in Google Scholar. If you anticipate downloading a large number of citations, try using the library's databases first.

  1. Go to Google Scholar at UNC.  We recommend that you access Google Scholar from this link, or any UNC-CH library page, so that you can link to full-text journal articles.
  2. Click on the Google Scholar icon Google Scholar on the right side of the search box. This will take you to the Google Scholar homepage.
  3. Click on the Settings icon in the upper right hand corner of the screen.

    Google Scholar Settings

  4. Scroll down to the Bibliography manager section.  Select the Show links to import citations into radio button.  Choose Endnote from the dropdown menu. 
  5. Click Save. You will not need to perform this step on subsequent visits to Google Scholar.

    Bibliography manager

  6. Conduct a search in Google Scholar.  Click Import into Endnote link under the citation you wish to import to your EndNote library.

    Import into EndNote

  7. A dialog box will appear prompting you to either "Open" or "Save" the file that you are creating.
  8. Choose the Open with radio button and select EndNote X7 from the drop-down menu. If you do not see EndNote X7 on the dropdown shortlist, select Other and choose EndNote X7 from the options provided.  Then, click OK.

    Open with Endnote

  9. Your citations will automatically appear in your EndNote library.  If you do not already have EndNote open, your computer will open your EndNote library.

Important: Check all citations for accuracy prior to sorting into groups.

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