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Questions related to various reference/citation management software used for recording and utilising bibliographic citations.

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Does this citation style have a name?

I was asked to turn a set of references into the following citation format: [Qin2014] Z. Qin, G. Denker, C. Giannelli, P. Bellavista and N. Venkatasubramanian, “A software defined networking ...
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What is a “series volume no”?

A journal asked me to add the "series volume no" of a book in my list of references: [10] P. Buser,Geometry and Spectra of Compact Riemann Surfaces, Modern Birkhäuser Classics,Q11Reprint of ...
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Hyperlink to bibliography reference

In Microsoft Word and Mendeley, is it possible to jump to the complete reference in the bibliography section of a document using a hyperlink? For example, using "Ctrl+Left Click" on figures ...
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Mendeley: how to add document from bibliography entry?

I'm starting to write my bachelor thesis. It's my first time ever using citation software to manage the citations in the document and to generate the bibliography at the end of the document. So bear ...
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A paper is published in a book, conference and its proceedings, should I cite it as book, conference or conference proceeding paper?

I use Mendeley reference manager and sometimes import articles from browser to my Mendeley Library using browser extension. Import is totally fine but I am having two confusions after importing: Some ...
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Referencing - Harvard Australian Government Publishing Service Style and Abbreviations

I'm working on my dissertation with the University of Sydney and need to use Harvard Australian Government Publishing Service (AGPS) referencing. I'm assuming that the below question will be ...
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Is there any free alternative to Mendeley desktop app on Windows?

I have been using Mendeley for a very long time now. I use it for organizing and reading articles. I just noticed that it keeps removing files randomly from the folders and groups. I don't know the ...
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Any way to sync my Papers 2 library to my newer iPad?

Background: I purchased Papers 2, a reference management program for the Mac, from its publisher (Mekentosj Software) way back in 2012. At the same time I also installed the Papers iOS app on my (...
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Citation Style (CSL) with angular quotation marks?

I'm writing a chapter to go in a book produced in South America, and they want us to use angular quotation marks. Two example formats I have look like: Klaveren, Alberto van. «Doscientos años de la ...
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Author-Date style with Mendeley citation manager

I have recently started using Mendeley Desktop with Microsoft Word. I am using the Author-Date style of citation and have encountered some difficulties. I'm hoping someone has a solution. Here are the ...
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Chicago or APA for draft manuscript?

I am relatively new to the writing process. I wrote my first manuscript in APA style and found it time consuming while changing it to the Chicago manual style. I am aware that most journals have their ...
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Alternatives to Mendeley or Qiqqa to manage PDF and autoextract meta-data?

Having been a long term user of both Mendeley and Qiqqa, I have to switch to another tool that offers in particular: the ability to bulk upload PDF and autoextract meta-data / bibTex info manage all ...
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Is there an online engine like Google Scholar which allows me to sort the papers by citation count?

I could not find a way of sorting the list of relevant publications on Google Scholar on the number of citations. It would help a lot as I prefer to start reading well-cited references before moving ...
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Import RIS from zotero to Mendeley while maintaining folder structure

I am trying to export my Zotero library and importing into Mendeley. However, I would like to preserve the folder structure. I cannot seem to do it. Is this possible?
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Can you export a bibtex file from zotero with links?

I have most of the papers I use often in Zotero. Before I learnt about it, I would always format my manually typed citations with \href and company such that you could click on the reference and go to ...
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How do I refer to (an answer to) (one's own) SE question with APA references? [duplicate]

I'm working on a paper about the Belousov-Zhabotinsky-reaction (a chemical oscillator). For that paper, I've asked a few questions on some StackExchange platforms, like history, mathematics and ...
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Are there reference managers which can develop/build library of references without importing/downloading PDF files in a personal collection?

In a situation where one has PDFs which one would like to have a library of references for, I notice that reference management providers (specifically Mendeley and Endnote) require that these PDF ...
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Is there a way to save a webpage page with Mendeley Webimporter?

We can save references from the page, but it will be great to save the entire page. As it may happen to the page is not accessible anymore later.
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Listing all papers which cite my references [closed]

I would like generate a list of all papers which cite my references, sorted by most recent. In other words I want all papers which are "2 publications away" from mine, which cite the references in my ...
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Export Zotero library into Google Scholar

I am trying to find a way to synch the collection of papers I have in Zotero to my Google Scholar library. Ideally the synch would be bidirectional, but I undestand that is probably not feasible at ...
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Can I include just a folder from Zotero into Overleaf instead of my entire library?

I am setting up an Overleaf account to work with my Zotero account and ran into an annoying issue. I have one folder within my Zotero library which contains all the references I want to use in a ...
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Downloading abstracts using Mendeley

I am using Mendeley for my reference management. As I am doing a Systematic Literature review, I have to filter out my search result entries based on inclusion and exclusion criteria after reading the ...
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Zotero: referencing multi-word organisations like “World Bank” so that it's not, “Bank, World” [closed]

I'm using Zotero to manage references, and I've manually inputed a reference to: World Bank. 2019. "World Development Indicators." URL: http://data.worldbank.org/data-catalog/world-development-...
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How to create a collaborative list of references [closed]

I am working in academia in a very wide field of research mixing a lot of different domains. This broadness is also a problem, since there is no proper references for the basis of the theory, and we ...
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Clear Mendeley online library [closed]

I recently installed Mendeley on a new computer. I had deleted all articles from my previous computer and my online profile also did not list any articles. So my library was/seemed empty. However, ...
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Can Mendeley create a folder based on a bibliography? [duplicate]

I have used Mendeley to manage references in a paper and create a bibliography. I would like to place all the cited references into one folder in Mendeley - is there a way of doing this automatically? ...
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Is it possible to automatically obtain abstracts and citations from a list of references?

I have a list of about 150 references stored in my reference manager. They are from my dissertation. My end goal is to do a bibliometric analysis of these papers to visualize their network of ...
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How to import the citation of arxiv papers to Mendeley that could produce the accurate citation format?

I am using Mendeley to save my reference. And I find it seems that Mendeley does know the format of arxiv format. I find many papers use a format like this: Andrew Howard, Mark Sandler, Grace Chu, ...
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How can I zip and share my files in my Mendeley favorite

My professor asked me to send the pdf files of my articles. However, I have about 80 articles in my Mendely favorites. The pdf files are on my PC but in different folders. I would like to know if ...
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Changing citation reference systems

I am writing a research paper for the first time and I submitted my paper to a journal, in which the references in my paper were addressed in parentheses, as follows: ".....be preferentially located ...
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Google Scholar: Where/How to send Emails to make corrections to them? [duplicate]

It looks to me that various articles of mine have huge parts of missing citations from various published papers from other people. For example, by checking adsabs.harvard.edu, I find many more ...
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What's the easiest way to get a references section into a single citation format if they vary to begin with?

I have a ~5 page references section with citations added by various authors in varying formats. What's the easiest way to get them all into the same format? The two options I see are to do it ...
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Mendeley Harvard reference format [closed]

Does anyone know where I can find a correct Harvard reference format to upload on Mendeley Desktop and use it with the Mendeley Word plug-in? It seems that the ones available are not correct. Thanks
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How to cite a paper as shortened first author name and year [Ste2002]? [closed]

The way I'd like to cite papers in my work is 3 characters of the last name of the first author + year of publication without spaces, 'et al.' and comas. I'd like to use Citavi, as it has convenient ...
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Mendeley - References in Bibliography that I did not insert (MS Word 2016 plugin)

I have references in my bibliography (that Mendeley automatically generates for me) that are not in my paper. How do I get rid of them? MS Word 2016, Mendeley Plugin, Windows 10. I have tried: ...
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import all references of a paper into a bibtex file

I have a paper that has say 100 references. I'd like to use a lot of them as references to a paper I'm writing, but it seems pretty laborious to go on each and everyone of them, search in google ...
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How to find a list of all articles published by a particular journal?

My colleagues and I are looking into ways to get a list of all articles published for the history of a given journal. Primarily, we are looking to for a list that includes title, authors, year, ...
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What is a concise citation format for grant proposals given constraints on page counts?

Many grant applications have page limits. They also often allow the writer to chose their preferred format for references. Thus, I was wondering: What is a good concise referencing system that ...
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Automated legal download of multiple full-text PDFs by parsing entries in bib file [duplicate]

I am posting this question here after being badly bruised by Mendeley in it's capabilities to handle PDFs gracefully. Working from one of my university's library computers, I had downloaded PDFs of ...
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How to find the Endnote template for CJPH submission?

I have been searching and trying out to find the Endnote citation style to match the one required for the Canadian Journal of Public Health submission for hours, with no success. It demonstrated that ...
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Move Mendeley's Database to Another Computer [closed]

How can I transfer a mendeley database (including attached PDF files) from a computer to an another one which does not has access to the internet? Thnaks Edit: This software requires log-in via ...
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When reading papers, what's the most convenient way to check a citation without disrupting the reading process?

Papers can include clickable-link formatting with in-text citations. It's convenient to click a link to check the citation, however, it's disruptive to have to manually scroll back up to continue ...
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Best search bibliographic database [closed]

I was evaluating Jabref and found it has a bibliography web search tool. You can choose among: ACM Portal Arxiv Crossref DBLP DOAJ GVK Google Scholar IEEEXplore Inspire ...
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Download automatically all articles from references in a pdf file or on a journal website [closed]

I'm wondering if it is possible to download all articles from references in a pdf file or on a journal website. For example I'd like to download all articles in the following references (I'm using ...
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How to see how many times a document has been cited?

I'm working on my thesis and I'd like to see if some documents that I'll use have been used before to see if the topic and focus I'm working on has been done before. At the moment it seems it hasn't, ...
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Reference manager that sorts by number of citations

This question is related to: How to sort search results from SCOPUS or Web of Knowledge by number of citation in a specific field? but a little bit different. Is there a citation manager that keeps ...
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Need a good, inexpensive app to catalogue journal articles and books [closed]

Like the title says, I'm looking for an inexpensive app or program that can catalogue both journal articles and books. I need something that has or can take input from an ISBN/QR/barcode scanner, and ...
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How can I annotate a web article?

More generally, what "workflow" do people suggest when dealing with web articles in research? I used to always save useful articles as PDFs to my Documents folder, and maybe copy and paste useful ...
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How to search for a paper when you have journal name, volume, issue, and year?

Is there an easy way to search for a paper in Science or Nature by the volume, issue number and year? For example: Science 317, 1500 (2007)
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Which is the easiest way for putting citations and references? [closed]

Most easy way to put references & citations?