EndNote, Zotero, Mendeley citation format details

To create a citation file in .ris format:

  1. From ebrary, export/save the citations:
    1. Go to your ebrary site
    2. From a search:
      1. Perform a search
      2. Select the book(s) whose references you want to export
      3. Click the EndNote button
      4. If given an option, click Save File.  Otherwise, the file should be downloaded as a .action file (from FireFox) or as a .ris file (from Chrome, IE) into your Downloads folder
    3. Or, from a Bookshelf folder:
      1. Sign in to your personal ebrary account
      2. Add the books (whose references you want to export) to your ebrary bookshelf
      3. Select the Bookshelf tab
      4. Put the books in a folder.  You must put your references in a folder in order to export them to EndNote
      5. Click the folder name to view its contents.  Select Export entire document to EndNote
  2. Then, from EndNote, Zotero, or Mendeley (desktop), import the citations
  3. Example for EndNote:
    1. Open EndNote and log in
    2. Select Import References on the Collect tab
    3. Click Browse and locate the file you exported above
    4. Select RefMan RIS as the Import Option
    5. Select Unfiled, or select or create a group to add the citations to
    6. Click Import
    7. Your citations are now in EndNote

If EndNote opens automatically when you click the EndNote button in ebrary

  1. Click the default option: Open
  2. EndNote will prompt you for the reference library in which you want to save the citation. Choose a library
  3. EndNote displays the library. The citation will be shown under Imported References