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Exporting from RefWorks to Endnote Web

Users may can move all of their references from RefWorks to Endnote Web using the steps below. This export does not move attachments.

  • Export your references either all together, or one folder at a time.
  • To export all references together, in your RefWorks database, navigate to References > All references; click Export
  • Choose to export All in list; select RefWorks Tagged Format as the export format; click the Export References button
  • A new window will open containing the references you will export. Use your browser File menu and select Save As. Save the file with a name you will recognize later, and make sure the file extension is .txt
  • In Endnote Web go to the Collect tab and click Import References
  • On the Import References screen, click on the Choose File button and select your saved .txt file
  • Choose RefWorks Import as the Import Option (add it to your drop down list by clicking on Select Favorites and copying RefWorks Import from All to My Favorites
  • Choose a group within the To drop down menu or create a new group. This is the location where your references will be stored in Endnote Web.
  • Click Import