Mendeley 14: Changing from EndNote to Mendeley

You can export your entire library, with any attached PDF’s when you change from EndNote to Mendeley by following these steps:

In EndNote:

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  1. Select the references you want to import into Mendeley Desktop
  2. From the File menu, select EXPORT
  3. In the new window that opens (Export file name), look for FILES OF TYPE
  4. Use the dropdown menu to select XML (*xml)
  5. Rename the file (if you wish)
  6. Click on the SAVE button


Open Mendeley Desktop:

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  1.  From FILE menu select ADD FILES
  2. Browse to find the export file (by default EndNote will save in Documents)
  3. Click OPEN
  4. Your references are PDF’s will the be imported.


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