Zotero & EndNote
Moving citations between Zotero and EndNote
While Zotero can create bibliographies in approx.15 different citation styles, it is currently not possible to edit these existing styles or create new or customised ones. EndNote includes over 2500+ styles. However it is possible to move citations between the two programs as both programs can read and write RIS files, a standard citation file format.
Zotero to EndNote
- To save a Zotero library for importing into EndNote, click the Zotero gear/cog icon
- Choose Export Library.
- Select RIS as the file type and provide a filename.
- In EndNote, select File and Import.
- Locate the file via the Choose File button and select the file you exported from Zotero.
- Change the Import Option to Reference Manager (RIS) and then click Import.
EndNote to Zotero
- To export your EndNote library to Zotero, set the output style in your EndNote library to RefMan (RIS) Export.
- Select File and Export and save it as a text file.
- In Zotero, click the gear/cog icon and choose Import.
- Double-click the file you exported from EndNote.
- The new references will be added to a collection named “Imported” followed by the date and time.
- The collection/folder can be renamed by right-clicking the collection name.
Additional information about Zotero - finding full-text via SFX (SuperSearch)
It is possible to configure Zotero to find full-text resources through the University of Melbourne library’s SuperSearch.
- Click on the gear/cog icon above the left pane of your Zotero window,
- Select “Preferences”
- Under the heading “OpenURL"add the following to the Resolver box: http://sfx.unimelb.edu.au/sfxlcl3