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EndNote: Importing using Filters

Importing Cochrane Library records to EndNote

There is no Direct Export option for the Cochrane Library.

  1. Perform a search in the Cochrane Library
  2. Click Export All or mark the records you wish to download and click Export Selected.

  3. At the "Choose your export options" window choose export type as PC or Macintosh as appropriate, then File type as Citation and Abstract
  4. Click Export citation
  5. When prompted, name and save the file as a text file (e.g. citation-export.txt) to a convenient location (e.g. the desktop)
  6. Open EndNote program and a library (File-Open)
  7. From the menu bar, select File-Import-File...
  8. An Importbox opens:
    • Import data file: select Choose File and select file from Step 5
    • Import Option: pull down menu and select Other filters. Select Cochrane Library (Wiley)
    • Duplicates: select appropriate option from pull down menu
    • Text Translation: leave option as No Translation
  9. Click Import
  10. Records imported into the library are displayed in Imported References.

Saving records from National Library of Australia (Trove)

To save records from the National Library of Australia (Trove), click into the reference to get the "Cite this" button.  Click on it.

trove import 1

The following screen opens:

Trove import 2

Click Download EndNote XML.  Save the file.  go to EndNote and select File -> Import. Select the file from where you downloaded it. Select "EndNote generated XML as the import option.  Import.

Trove import 3

Records imported from Trove will include a variety of Reference Types for example books, pictures, newspaper articles, maps and music. Some details may need to be edited.

Connecting to library catalogues

To directly search any library catalogue, you will need to get the connection file for that library catalogue from the EndNote site, if the file was not included with the standard installation of EndNote:

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