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Citing Sources

Export Citations from Ebscohost Databases

1. Select citations from search results list

  • Individual citation – click title to open full record
  • Multiple citations – Add individual citations to session folder; open session folder and use checkboxes to select citations

2. Select Export from the tools menu on the right-hand side
3. Save citation(s) to a file formated for: Direct export to EndNote Web. You will be prompted to login into EndNote Basic if you have not already done so

Import ProQuest Database Citations into EndNote Basic

Note: Make sure pop-ups are allowed

1. From the ProQuest database, click on the item you wish to cite
2. From the toolbar on the top of the page, under Export/Save, select EndNote, Citavi, or Reference Manager
3. Select continue
4. Save the .ris file

1. Login to EndNote Basic
2. Select Collect tab > Import References
3. Click browse to locate and highlight text file to import
4. Click Open
5. Choose import option: ProQuest

  • Use EndNote Basic Help > Import Formats (located under Collect References header) to verify proper filter

6. Select either ‘[Unfiled]’ or ‘New Group’ in To drop-down menu
7. Click Import
8. Successful import = [x] references were imported into the "[Unfiled]" group
9. Click on My References tab to view imported citations

Questions or Comments

Have a question about EndNote Basic? Contact Katy Sullivan at or 410-455-3604.