Importing References into Covidence


This guide includes instructions on how to:

  1. Export references from Endnote Desktop, Endnote Online/Basic, F1000 Workspace, or Mendeley, and then to
  2. Import them into Covidence.

To learn how to import references into your citation manager (not into Covidence), see the following guides:

To import references into Covidence, you must create a document containing your citations and save it as an XML, CRS, or RIS text file.  These files will have a .txt, .xml, or .ris file name. 


Don't have a Covidence account?  Visit and sign up through the HSL website to take advantage of UNC's unlimited reviews.  If you create an account through Covidence's website, you will only have access to one free review.