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Reading Lists (classic view) @ Strathclyde (Staff): Exporting a reading list

Exporting a reading list

You can export a reading list in various formats by selecting Export or Print in the reading list menu.                 Export list

You can export to a proprietary Leganto (reading list software) format (.lgn file) or to DOC (Microsoft Word), PDF, XLS (Microsoft Excel), RIS, or ENW (EndNote) formats.

If you export to Leganto format, you, or any user who has access to the exported list, can import the list as a reading list at a later time.

If you export to RIS format, you, or any user who has access to the exported list, can import the list to My Collection at a later time.

Exporting to EndNote

There are 3 options for exporting reading list references to EndNote.

(a) Export the whole list using the export option from the List menu.

(b) Export a section of the reading list using the export option from the Section menu.

(c) Export from Collection.

Export to EndNote



This downloads an .enw file (for example LegantoEndNote) to your Downloads folder on your computer.












In EndNote, select Import File and adjust the Import Option.

EndNote import option









You will find your recently added references from the reading list in the "Recently Added" section and "Imported References" folders of your EndNote Library.

Importing from EndNote

In EndNote select the references or group you wish to export to a reading list.

Name your file and ensure it ends with .ris

Change the Output Style to RefMan (RIS) Export by using the drop down and Select Another Style

Export RIS file





Go to your Collection page in the reading list software.

Select Import and browse for your RIS file.

                Import Batch






NB. References imported from EndNote will not contain library links. Library staff can add these for you. To proceed, add them to your reading list and then Send List to Library for review.