Tips: For Importing, Downloading or Entering Citations & References from Top Databases

Click on database index, and use the directions to import or download your citations into EndNote, Refworks and others.[EndNote X7 Exercises]

Academic Search Complete
1. Search example: subject: biosphere
2. Save selected records. Click on 'Add to Folder Link'
3. Click: Folder View (top menu bar)
4. Select records in folder. Click on the Export Icon (right menu bar)
5. Click: "Direct Export to Refworks" or "Direct Export to Endnote"
6. Click: SAVE. Refworks or Endnote will open and download to the open 'Library'.
[If the computer has Endnote: it will open and download your citations automatically.]

BIOSIS Previews
1. Search example: topic - indoor air pollution
2. Save Results, check the boxes.
3. Click: EndNote, Refworks, Procite, BibTEX or other .txt formats.
[Endnote: If the computer has EndNote: it will open and download your citations automatically.]
[Refworks: should open and download or save as .txt file and "Import into Refworks"]

Compendex
1. Search example: supersymmetry
2. Save selected records you want to export.
3. Click: Download to export your marked records to EndNote or RefWorks (or BibTEX).
4. EndNote will open - select the correct library.
5. Click on Download Or save as .txt file and import into program.

Embase
1. Search example: seasonal affective disorder
2. Select citations
3. Click: export
4. the RIS format menu will open - Click Export
5. Download to EndNote, EndNote will open and cittation will be saved.

GeoRef
1. Search example: keyword - cosmic dust, date range: 2010 to present
2. Save selected citations.
3. Click: Export / Save
4. Click: Output to: select - EndNote, Refworks or other.
5. EndNote or Refworks will open and save the citations.

Google Scholar
1. Open Google Scholar Settings
2. Under Bibliography Manager: Show links to import citations: select Endnote, Refworks, BibTeX.
3. SAVE.
4. Search for "Higgs Boson" Note: Click "download to Endnote" for each citation, Your Endnote Library, will open and download.-- citation may not be complete.

History of Science, Technology & Medicine
1. Search: subject - oppenheimer, j. robert
2. Save selected citations
3. Click: Export & Select Export to: EndNote (or Refworks)
5. Saved records will be imported. You may need to select a filter: OCLC Hist Filter.

INSPEC
1. Search example: dipolar particles
2. Check selected records.
3. Click: EndNote or Refworks icons.
4. Export menu will open, click export or ok.
4. EndNote will open; choose the "library' where you would like your citations to appear.

JSTOR
1. Search keywords: quantum computing
2. Click boxes to save citations.
3. Click: Export Citations bottom of page).
4. Select format: RIS File for EndNote, Refworks OR Text File for BibTeX.
[If your computer has EndNote: it will open and download your citations automatically.]
(You may need to open an account or login to enable saving and exporting)

MathSciNet
1. Search keyword: neutrino.
2. Save selected citations.
3. Click: "Retrieve Marked" Add citations to clipboard. View clipboard.
4. Select Format: citations (EndNote) or (Refworks). Use EndNnote or Bibtex.
5. Save citation as .txt file and import into EndNote.  use the "Refer/Biblx" filter.

Melvyl (UC)
I. Single Citation importing: one record at a time into Endnote or Refworks.
1. Search in Melvyl: example: indoor air pollution.
2. Click: the title link.
3. Click: Cite/Export.
4. Click: 'Export to Endnote' or 'Export to Refworks'

II. Multiple Citations: you need to register, create a free account & log into your account.
1. Search keywords: exoplanet
2. Check the boxes next to the citations you want to import and save to an existing list, or create one.
3. View your list, by going to My Worldcat or My Lists.
4. Open the list, Click on Citation View tab,
5. Select the citations you want to import.
6. Under Export Selected Citations, click on - to Endnote and Export.
7. A pop-up will prompt you to Open or Save the RIS formatted File. Select Open.
8. The citations should download and open directly into your EndNote Library.

OskiCat - UC Berkeley Catalog
Note: if you are using "Online Search" from EndNote to OskiCat, use connection file: U Calif-Berkeley.
1. Search: keywords: Higgs boson
2. Save selected citations or save all.
3. Click: Save Selected Records or Save All.
4. Click: View Saved.
5. Click: Export Saved.
6. Under Format of List: select EndNote/Refworks. Under Send List to: select local disk.
7. Save this file as a text file (.txt) and import it into Refworks or Endnote.

TO IMPORT THIS FILE:
Open Endnote:
1. Open your library.
2. Click: import (in the file menu).
3. Import Data File: browse to the .txt file that you saved.
4. Choose Import Option: select the U Calif-Berkeley filter.   Click the Import Button.
6. Under references use the "show all" to see your entire library.
*Note [Download the U Calif-Berkeley filter from EndNote.com]

Open Refworks:
1. Open Refworks
2. Select Reference: Import to open the import menu.
3. Select Import Filter/Data Source: select Innovative Interfaces (Endnote/Refworks Format)
4. From Specify Database: select U Calif-Berkeley.
5. Select Import Data from: either browse for you file or copy and paste in into the text box.
6. Click import. Click view lst imported - to see your citations and move them into your permanent folder.

PubMed
1.
Search example: title: radiation biophysics
2. Save selected citations, check the box on the left.
3. Select Display Settings: MEDLINE format. It is important to save in this format for EndNote or RefWorks.
4. Save as: text format or if importing citations into RefWorks, use Edit menu to Select All and Copy.

EndNote users:
1.
Open EndNote. Open your library.
2. Click: Import (in the File menu).
3. Import Data File: browse to the .txt file that you saved.
4. Choose Import Option - select the PubMed (NLM) filter.
5. Click: Import button.

RefWorks users:
1. Open Refworks (log in to your account).
2. Select Reference - Import to open the import menu.
3. Select the NLM PubMed filter in the first menu.
4. Select PubMed in the Database box.
5. Mark "Import Data from the following text."
6. Paste the text into this box.
7. Click: Import.
8. Click: View Last Imported folder to see your citations and move them into a permanent folder.

SciFinder Scholar -Current UCB students, faculty & staff must register or log-in first.
1. Search example: keywords: titanium nanoparticles
2. Save results: check boxes.
3. Click on the Export, choose Export Selected; For: "Citation Export format (*.ris)
4. Open Library, your citations should download automatically.
5. If your computer has EndNote: it will open and download your citations automatically.

If your computer does not have EndNote: choose, Save As:"Tagged Format" and as "type=(text)" with the .txt file extension.
1. Open EndNote, click Import on the file menu.
2. Select the file that you saved.
3. Select the SciFinder (CAS) filter from the Filter manager.
4. Click: Import.
5. Open EndNote (log in to your account) Select "Reference -- Import" to open the import menu. Select CAS Scifinder as the data source and CAPlus as the database. Select the .txt file you saved, and import.

Web of Science
1. Search example: topic - dipolar particles
2. Save Results, check the boxes.
3. Click: EndNote, Refworks, Procite, BibTEX or more options.
4. If your computer has EndNote: it will open and download your citations automatically.

For RefWorks: save as .txt file and click on Import into RefWorks. OR: Choose "Save" and save the file to disk.

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