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Citation Management

Need help learning EndNote and RefWorks? Not sure what Citation Management is? You've come to the right place.

EndNote or RefWorks to Zotero and Mendeley

See the Mendeley and Zotero guides. This page has instructions for other citation managers to the UGA-supported managers of EndNote and RefWorks.

Mendeley to EndNote

Database Conversion:

In Mendeley:
  1. Select the records you wish to export. You can click Edit > Select All if you want your entire database.
  2. Click on the File menu > Export
  3. Change Save As Type option to "EndNote XML"
  4. Pick a name and location for the file and Save.
You will end up with a file titled "My Collection.xml" and a folder titled "My Collection.Data."
 
In EndNote:
  1. Click the File menu > New to create a new library.
  2. Click on the File menu > Import File.
  3. Click Choose and browse to the "My Collection.xml" file you downloaded and click Open.
  4. Change the Import option to EndNote generated XML.
  5. Click Import.
  6. Click the File menu > Exit
  7. Open the "My Collection.Data" folder.
  8. If there is a PDF folder, copy it to the new .Data folder created with your EndNote Library. If you created a library titled "My EndNote Library," there will be a "My EndNote Library.Data" folder.
When you open the library in EndNote again, you will have the working attachments.

Mendeley to RefWorks

You can easily import your Zotero into your RefWorks account:

  1. Log in to your Zotero account.

  2. Select references. 

  3. Right-click and choose Export Selected Items. Choose RIS. Save the file.

  4. In RefWorks, click the Add a reference icon , then select Import References

  5. Drag and drop the saved file into RefWorks into the box, or use the link to “select a file from your computer” and upload it.