Converting ProCite Databases into EndNote Libraries.
While EndNote 8/9/X for Windows and all Mac versions cannot convert any
ProCite databases directly, it is possible to import ProCite databases into
1. Open ProCite and open the database. Go to the File menu and select
Print Bibliography and choose the Output Style RIS-EndNote.pos
2. On the Print Bibliography window select the "Configure" button and go
to the "Fields" tab. In the "Fields" window check all optional fields.
3. Click OK, then the "Save" button and save as a text file (with a file
extension of .txt).
4. Open EndNote.
5. Open or create a library to import the references into (Note: if you have
more than one library open, the data you import will go into the active
6. Go to the File menu, and choose "Import"
7. Click on Choose File, navigate to and select the text file you exported
8. Select "RIS (Reference Manager)" as the import option.
9. Click on Import and the ProCite records will be transferred to your
If you have EndNote 7 or earlier you can directly convert ProCite databases
1. In EndNote select File / Open / Open Library.
2. Under “Files of Type” select “All Files (*.*)”.
3. Find the ProCite database that you wish to convert and select it as the
Library to open.
4. Click Open and a dialog box will appear. Click Convert to begin
creating an EndNote library without customizing the field and reference
5. After clicking Convert, enter a name for the EndNote library and click