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Information about software that can help you organise your references.

ACM EndNote instructions

These instructions will take you through the basic steps of transferring references into Desktop EndNote/EndNote Online. If you have any problems transferring information then please contact the Library.

The instructions below currently will only work when using a browser such as Chrome or Firefox.

EndNote Online

  • Run a search and tick the boxes next to the records that you want to transfer.
  • Click on Export Citations
  • Select Endnote from the drop down menu
  • Click on the blue Download citation arrow, below the reference information.
  • A box will appear, you need to save the citations.
  • Log in to EndNote Online, select the Collect tab and click on Import References.
  • In the File field, click on Browse and locate the file, which you have just saved. 
  • Use the drop-down menu in the Import Option field to locate and select the ACM Digital Library import filter. 
  • Either select the specific group you want to import the files to and then click Import or click on Import and the records will be transferred automatically into the ‘Unfiled’ group.

EndNote Desktop

  • Run a search and tick the boxes next to the records that you want to transfer.
  • Click on Export Citations
  • Select Endnote from the drop down menu
  • Click on the blue Download citation arrow.
  • Depending on your browser, either click on the download file near the bottom of your page (Chrome), or select Open With, then OK (Firefox).
  • The citation/s will be transferred directly into EndNote Desktop.