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EndNote X9 for Mac

Mutiple & single export from Google Scholar

Note: Please be aware that the following instruction is based on using the Chrome browser. Other browsers may display slightly differently.

1. Create a Google Account.

  • In order to use the personalised features of Google Scholar, such as 'My library', you'll need to create a free Google account. 

2. Conduct a search in Google Scholar.

3. Save articles to 'My library'.

  • To save an article, click the star icon below the search result

  • To see your saved articles, click 'My library'

4. Export references to EndNote.

  • In 'My library' select the references you would like to export to Endnote
  • Click on the Export button and select 'RefMan'

  • Click on the downloaded file 'citations.ris' which should appears at the bottom of your screen.

4. Your references will now appear in the Imported References folder in your EndNote Library. It is good practice to check the references for any mistakes and edit them if necessary.

 

Note: Please be aware that the following instruction is based on using the Chrome browser. Other browsers may display slightly differently.

1. Customise your Google Scholar settings for EndNote.

  • On the Google Scholar Home page, click on the Menu icon menu located on the top left corner to open the 'Settings'
  • Look for the Bibliography Manager and select 'Show links to import citations into' and choose 'RefMan'
  • Click Save.

2. Conduct a search in Google Scholar.

3. Select 'Import into RefMan' to export the reference into EndNote.

  • Click on the downloaded file 'scholar.ris' which should appear at the bottom of your screen. 

4. Your references will now appear in the Imported References folder in your EndNote Library. It is good practice to check the references for any mistakes and edit them if necessary.

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FAQs about file association issues

FAQs

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 .enw file
  • Right click > choose Get Info 
  • Open with > choose Other 
  • Applications > choose the executable file for EnNoteX9 
  • Tick ‘Always Open With > click Add 
  • Open with  >Change All… > Continue 

Watch: Direct export from Google Scholar

This is an EndNote Training production published on Jan 12, 2018.  It shows how to install the EndNote plug-in to allow direct export to both EndNote online and on the desktop, how to set Google Scholar to export, and examples of exporting to both online and desktop libraries.