Exporting your results from DiscoverEd

You can export results from DiscoverEd to reference management software, including EndNote Web and EndNote.

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In DiscoverEd you can export single search results (references) at a time or you can export multiple search results (references) at one time.

Single result

You can export a single search result via the Actions menu that appears on every item record in DiscoverEd.

Once you have performed your search and found the item record that you wish to export either click on the title OR click on one of the links in the record i.e. Find it in Library, View Online, Details, etc.

The Actions menu appears on the right-hand side.

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If you choose EndNote Web you will be prompted to login to your EndNote Web account.

If you choose Export RIS (EndNote) a pop-up box Import to Citation manager appears. Click OK.

If prompted choose to Open the file. If the Choose Destination window appears ensure EndNote is selected and click OK.

Multiple results

To export multiple results at one time you need to add these to your e-Shelf first. You can do this by clicking the star icon next to each result you wish to export or choose the Add to e-Shelf option in the Actions menu. If you are going to export your results straight away you do not need to sign in to DiscoverEd.

FAQ: How do I save search results?

Once you have added all the items you wish to export click on the e-Shelf link at top of page.

Tick the box to the left of each result you wish to push to EndNote or EndNote Web.

In the Select how to save drop-down menu choose either Push to EndNote Web or Push to Export RIS (EndNote).

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As before, if you choose EndNote Web you will be prompted to login to your EndNote Web account.

If you choose Export RIS (EndNote) a pop-up box Import to Citation manager appears. Click OK.

If prompted choose to Open the file. If the Choose Destination window appears ensure EndNote is selected and click OK.

Please note, the RIS option may also be used to produce a file suitable for import into other reference management applications, including Zotero and Mendeley.

Want more help using DiscoverEd? Try our FAQs.

Or contact the Helpline (IS.Helpline@ed.ac.uk).