To import a text file or an EndNote library into an EndNote
1. Open the library into which you want to import the references.
2. From the File menu, choose Import.
3. Click the Choose File button to locate and open the file you want
to import. All files, except for EndNote libraries, must be plain text
files. Select the file and click OK.
4. Select the appropriate import option from the Import Options list.
Import options are described on page 79.
5. Select an option from the Duplicates list:
Imports all references, including duplicates.
Imports all references except duplicates.
Import into Duplicates Library
Duplicate references are imported into a library called F
, where File is the name of the library into which
you are importing.
By default, a reference is considered a duplicate if the Author,
Year, Title, and Reference Type match a reference already in the
library. See the Duplicates panel of the EndNote preferences if you
would like to change the duplicates criteria.
6. Choose a Text Translation option if necessary.
This option allows you to specify the text encoding of the file you
Macintosh: Choose No Translation for text files created on a
Macintosh or if a Macintosh text option was used by the source
from which you downloaded the data. Choose Latin 1 for text
created on a computers other than the Macintosh, including
Chapter 8: Importing Reference Data into EndNote