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

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What's the best way to share a Zotero collection (without creating a new “group” collection) [closed]

I've got a large Zotero library split into several large collections. I know that I'm able to share collections by creating a group in Zotero and then creating a collection within that group. Is it ...
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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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Quotation/reference manager for print books

What is an effective and efficient system for storing quotes and notes from print books to be retrieved later? When we read books and articles in electronic format there are easy ways to mark quotes ...
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Can Zotero collections be used as hierarchical tags?

Few answers under this question have inspired me with the interesting idea of using Zotero "folders" (called collections) as hierarchical tags. Zotero does allow to create folder (=collection) tree in ...
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Monolithic Reference Collection, vs Per Paper Reference Collection, or Both? [duplicate]

When managing References, seem to me to be two-ish, options: Either for each Project, I maintain a database of the relevant resources (In say a bibtex file), and for each new piece of work I start a ...
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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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Is there something like Qnotero for Mendeley? [closed]

I've been using Zotero for bibliography, citation and reference management for a long time. Particularly, I came to love Qnotero, which is a stand-alone application, providing a handy way of accessing ...
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Mendeley - add notes to research

I am using mendeley to save papers etc. which have come up during my research. However, I am often having some ideas about problems which are interesting or some links which are worth reading later. I ...
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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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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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Refworks Bibliography Output Style Choice, for Springer?

Refworks.com can output a bibliography, based on an output style list, which includes several hundred different output style choices. Refworks Output Style List However, the list does specifically ...
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Endnote outputting mixed citation styles in same document

I am having problems with Endnote outputting a mix of citation styles (or possibly a broken citation style!) in the same document, despite applying the Endnote Frontiers Science style (official, from ...
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How to cite USGS website refereing Landsat accuracy?

I want to cite the official Geometric accuracy of the Landsat imagery, published by USGS on their website http://landsat.usgs.gov/geometry.php. The citation is suggested for a scientific journal. I ...
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How do you deal with many many authors for many sections and equally many subsections in a collection?

I have found one source which is a collection which contains several hundreds of subsections with easily 100 authors I presume. It's a textbook on synthetic material. The bean counter I am, I ...
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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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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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Alternative ( and programmable) referencing tools for word on mac [closed]

I am using microsoft office word, the newest version (2016) for mac. I have previously used Endnote as a referencing tool, but now I switched to Mendeley because It is conveniently good at organizing ...
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Has a reference manager ever accidentally shared unpublished data?

I was looking through my reference manager and noticed a box in the 'Details' section which says 'Unpublished work, exclude from online catalogue'. I was wondering if there was ever a case of a paper ...
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Fastest way to browse journal papers (from Web of Science)?

The search engine which I typically use to browse journal papers is WebofScience. It allows me to sort by times cited, and check out who cited what. The problem is that to get to the actual article ...
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Can I rearrange the given names of authors in Pubmed for importing to EndNote?

When viewing a Pubmed citation, author names are listed in the format Surname Initial Initial. This means that when I am inputting a citation into EndNote I have to either type the names in manually ...
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Can Mendeley create a folder based on a bibliography?

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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Searching for open source literature management software [duplicate]

I recently started my PhD and now try to find a convenient software for managing my literature research. What I want it to be able to do is: Let me highlight PDFs Add notes to PDFs Add tags to my ...
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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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Automatically, and freely, download PDFs for a set of references [duplicate]

In EndNote, I know there's an option to automatically download PDF files for the references you have in your library. Is there any way to do the same thing in some kind of non-commercial software, ...
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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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Add Everything to my Annotated Bibliography

A book I have been reading1, has two (complimentary) recommendations for PhD students: Add everything you read/encounter to your reference management system Keep a annoteded bibliography of ...
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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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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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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 to export references from Endnote web to Endnote X5?

I understand that Endnote X7 has the Sync feature to sync with the Endnote Web. But for some reason, the Sync is not working and my program is just getting stuck. So I have decided to use Endnote X5. ...
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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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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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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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Visualising connections between scientific papers [duplicate]

So i just began to write my literature review and have a big bunch of research papers saved in a folder. Is there a tool that would help me visualize the references between those papers saved in my ...
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Which is the easiest way for putting citations and references? [closed]

Most easy way to put references & citations?
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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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How to get the DOI of a scientific paper using the exact title, author's name and year of publication using API [closed]

I already posted this question on stackoverflow, but I haven't got any replies. I could image that the question might be too specific and that it might fit better to this forum, that's why I post it ...