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EndNote Filter Help for Early English Books Online

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Filters allow you to import citations from a database into EndNote. The instructions below work for Eighteenth Century Collections Online.  Follow the steps below to save results and import them into EndNote:

  1. Perform a search.  Select the items you wish to cite by using the check box next to their entry on the search results page.
  2. Located 'Saved Items (#)' in the top bar of the website and follow the link.
  3. Review your citations and click the citation tools icon: Citation tools icon
  4. Under 'Export to Third-Party Software' select 'EndNote
  5. You may be prompted to select a program with which to open the file. Either RIS Default or EndNote should work fine.  If it does not import automatically, continue to Step 6.
  6. If Endnote is not already running: the EndNote program will begin, and you will be asked into which library you wish to import the references. You must use an existing EndNote library, which may reside on the local machine, a network drive, or a floppy, usb or zip disk.  If EndNote is already running and requesting which filter to use, please continue to Step 7
  7. If you are prompted to select a filter, please select RefMan RIS If you do not see the RefMan RIS filter, choose Other Filters... and then select if from the list. If it is not on the Other Filters list you may need to download the filter to your machine from the Library Resources Compatible with EndNote page.
  8. The citation should now appear in the 'Imported References' group

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