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How do I create a citation list?

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Users can create a citation list for 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.

Select Resources.

Select Resources

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

Select Actions, then choose Create Citation List.

Select Actions, then choose create citation lsit

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

Method 1: Import RIS File

Enter a name, then select Import.

Enter a name, then select Improt
  1. Enter a title in the Citation List Name field.
  2. Then, select Import.

Select Choose File.

Select Choose File

Select Choose File to locate the .ris file on your computer.

Select the file, then select Open.

Locate and select the file and select Open
  1. Locate and select the .ris file in your computer's Finder or Explorer.
  2. Select Open.

Select Import.

Select Import

Select Import.

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

Select Done.

Select Done

Method 2: Manually create citation list.

Enter a name, then select Manually Create.

Enter a name, then select Manually Create
  1. Enter a title in the Citation List Name field.
  2. Then, select Manually Create.

Enter citation information, then Save.

Enter citation information and select Save Citation

Manually enter the citation information, then select Save Citation.

Select Done.

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.

Select the list to view it

The citation list displays in the designated Resources folder. Select the list to view its contents.

Citation list displays.

Citation list displays in new tab

Selecting the list name will open the list in a new browser tab and will display the list of citations.

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