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EndNote at Rowan University: PubMed

Guide to Using EndNote for students, faculty, and staff at Rowan University

Step by Step Sending PubMed Citations to EndNote

  • Perform your search in PubMed.
  • Check the checkbox next to each reference that you want to send to EndNote. Not checking the checkbox of any citations will send all search results to EndNote. 

By default article bibliographic data (authors, article titles, journal name, volume, issues, pages, DOI etc.) and the abstract (if one exists) are sent to EndNote.

  • Click Display Options to change what information is exported.  

  • At the top of the citation list click the Send to button
  • From the options select Citation manager.


  • Click Create file button to download the PubMed citation to your computer.

Internet browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Edge, etc.) works differently when exporting and downloading. In newer versions of Chrome look in the upper right of the browser window for the Downloads icon.

  • Once the file has completed download click the Downloads icon to display recently download files. 
  • Click the file name to send the downloaded PubMed citation(s) to EndNote.

Downloading PubMed citations

To bypass having to click on the downloaded file in the future right click on the downloaded file and select Always open files of this typeNow when clicking the Create file button referenced above the PubMed references will directly be sent to EndNote. 

Always open files of this type

The PubMed citations will be exported into an open EndNote Library, and placed in EndNote’s Imported References group.


EndNote Help

Guide and videos tutorials from the creators of EndNote, Clarivate Analytics. 

Contact a Rowan Librarian specializing in EndNote