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EndNote 20 for Mac

Export citations from MultiSearch

Video:  Export references into EndNote from MultiSearch (2:39)

1. Conduct a search using MultiSearch.
2. Select records by clicking on the
 beside the titles on the search results page.

3. Click on pinMy Favourites next to the Sign in tab to retrieve a list of the selected records.

4.Select records you wish to export by clicking in the checkboxes beside each record in your My Favourites.

5. Click on the "Push to" actions menu, select ENDNOTE MENDELEY RIS and click DOWNLOAD.

6. The downloaded file "Primo_RIS_Export...ris" appears at the bottom left hand corner.

7. Click "Open" to export to EndNote.

8. Check the data has imported correctly. MultiSearch will often duplicate author names so be careful to delete dupes and check that the surnames are before the first names.

Video: Exporting References from Multisearch

FAQs about file association issues

                            Q: A window pop up with this message: “There is no application set to open the document…” What can I do?

A: You need to associate the file extension with EndNote. 

  • Go to Finder > choose a .ris file
  • Right click > choose Get Info 
  • Open with > choose Other 
  • Applications > choose the executable file for EnNote20 
  • Tick ‘Always Open With > click Add 
  • Open with  >Change All… > Continue