You Selected:

How do I export citations from EndNote to RefWorks?


Export EndNote references to RefWorks by following these steps:

    1. In EndNote, select 'File Menu', then 'Output Styles'
    2. Select 'RefMan (RIS) Export' for the output style (Note: if the RIS format is not found, open the Style Manager and check 'RefMan' format. Close the Style Manager and repeat the step.)
    3. Select the references to export
    4. Select 'Reference' menu, choose 'Show Selected' (or 'Show All' to export the entire database)
    5. Select 'File' menu, choose 'Export' 
    6. When the dialog box appears, select a location to save the exported file
    7. Type a file name, then select a location for importing into RefWorks
    8. Save the file in the .txt format and choose 'Save'
    9. In RefWorks, select the References menu, then choose 'Import'
    10. Choose the Desktop Bibliography Management Software as the Import Filter, and EndNote as the Database
    11. Browse for and select the file .txt file recently exported and saved from EndNote.
    12. Select 'Import'

    Contact Ivy Linwood Garner, Senior Reference Specialist, with questions, problems, requests for classes, demonstrations, or individual instruction at (410) 955-3410 or

    For general questions, contact Johns Hopkins RefWorks Support at

    Contact RefWorks directly at (775) 327-4105 or