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Importing from WorldCat into Elements

Step 1

Go the WorldCat direct web page.

Step 2

Sign in or create a free account.

Step 3

Perform your search.

Step 4

In the search results check the boxes beside the records you wish to export (or click Select All to check all records).

Step 5

Click on the Save button next to [New List].

Step 6

Enter a List Name. You may also want to make the list private.

Step 7

Click the Create New List button.

Step 8

Click My WorldCat and select My Lists.

Step 9

Click on the List you have created in step 7 which is listed under the Lists heading.

Step 10

Click on Citations View.

Step 11

Change Export selected references to as RIS.

Step 12

Click Export.

Step 13

Save file and note location.

Step 14

In Elements click on Menu, and then under the Manage menu click on Import.

Step 15

Click on Browse and save the file saved in step 6, then select Reference Manager/EndNote and click Upload.

Step 16

If everything looks Ok and there are no errors click on Import.

The imported publications will now appear in your Elements profile.

(Professor Ian Phau's details used with permission)