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EndNote: Importing from Scifinder to Endnote Online

Reference management software

How to import from Scifinder to Endnote Online

Run your search in SciFinder Scholar.  Check the box next to the citation or citations that you want to export.


  1. In the upper right hand corner of the screen, choose the Export link.

  2. Give the file a name and choose Tagged Format (txt) from the drop down under File Type.

  3. A dialog box will appear.  Choose Save File and OK.

  4. Log into EndNote Online if you are not already logged in.
  5. Within EndNote Online, click the Collect tab at the top of the page.

  6. Click the Import References link.

  7. Browse to the TXT file you saved from your SciFinder Scholar search, select the file, and click Browse (usually saved automatically in the downloads folder).

  8. Choose SciFinder(CAS) as the filter.

  9. Click Import to bring your citation list into EndNote Online.

  10. The citations will be placed in the Unfiled folder. Click the My Reference tab and choose the Unfiled link.


Based on a guide from Utah State University