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EndNote: Google Scholar

Use EndNote to gather and organise references for your assignments and projects

Adding from Google Scholar


Edit your Google Scholar settings

If using for the first time, we recommend that you adjust your settings:

  1. Select the three lines icon then Settings.
  2. In the Bibliography Manager section, select the 'Show links to import citations into' option
  3. Select EndNote from the 'BibTex' dropdown menu.

See the following video for more detailed guidance:

EndNote Training (2017) Direct export from Google Scholar to EndNote or EndNote Online: Windows.  Available at: (Accessed: 30 July 2020).

To export records individually,

  1. Select the quotation marks below the desired entry.
  2. A pop-up window will provide the citation information.
  3. Select EndNote from the options along the bottom of the window.
  4. In some browsers, your records will be downloaded in a file at the bottom of your screen. Open the file to import the records into EndNote. For Google Scholar, the filename will end with .enw.
  5. Your EndNote Library will now display the newly imported references.

For multiple files,

Sign in to your Google Account; add your references to My Library; select the Download option from the menu on the toolbar and export into EndNote.  This will generate a .enw file, as above.

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