To enter a references by hand: from the top menu bar, select References > New Reference
Select the appropriate Reference Type, such as Journal article, from the drop-down menu (important because it determines the fields that will show in the citation)
Close the record (To close, select File & Close Reference) and it will save automatically
Your record will be in the All References group by default. You can drag it into any group you want. The citation can be placed into multiple groups.
Search the database via the web interface as you normally would. Select the references you want, then save or export them. Every database works a little differently, so check here for instructions for a particular database. To import from PubMed, please see our PubMed page.
Most databases can export to EndNote with these general steps:
Not all databases offer the direct export option. For those that don't you can use EndNote's import filters to transfer the reference data into your EndNote library. Here's how:
Once you have found a book title using the library discover tool on the library home page click on Export Record and choose Export to Endnote.
Click OK when the pop-up window appears and the citation will be added to your unfiled folder. Check the "Do this automatically" button if you want this to be your default preference in your browser.
You can search some databases and library catalogs online from within EndNote if the database is open to the public or it is available through the Brown Library.
This is often a useful way of adding references when you are conducting a known search that will have fairly limited set of results. It is not recomended for general searches of databases as all the citations pulled will be added to your library if you are in the "Integrated Library & Online Search Mode"
Switch to the Local Library or Integrated Mode, select the Copied References folder and move the references to a group of your choice.