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How do I create a citation list?

Updated Dec 11, 2020

Users can create a citation list for a books, journal articles, manuscripts, newspapers, or musical compositions in Resources. There are two methods for creating a citation list.

Method 1: Import a file in RIS (Research Information Systems) format.

Method 2: Manually create list.

Go to Resources.

Select the Resources tool from the Tool Menu of your site.

Method 1: Import RIS File

To the right of the folder you want to import the RIS citation list, from the Actions drop-down menu, select Create Citation List.

This displays the New Citation List page.

Enter a name, then Import.

Enter a name for the citation list, then select Import.

This displays the Import Citations page.

Select Choose File.

Select Browse to locate the .ris file on your computer.

Select Import.

Note: The selected .ris filename will appear next to the Choose File button.

Select Done.

View citation list in Resources.

The citation list is located in the selected folder.

Select the citation list name.

Selecting the list name will open the item and display the list of citations.

Method 2: Manually create citation list.

To the right of the folder where you want to create the citation list, from the Actions drop-down menu, select Create Citation List.

This displays the New Citation List page.

Enter a name for the citation list, then select Manually Create.

Enter citation information, then Save.

Manually enter the citation information, then select Save Citation.

Select Done.

This returns the display to the New Citation List page with a summary of the citation information. You may add more citations if needed. When finished, select Done.

View citation list in Resources.

The citation is listed in the selected folder.

Select the citation list name.

Clicking on the list name will open the item and display the list of citations.

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