How to Use the Export Manager?


From the Export Manager, you can save or e-mail citations in a format compatible with your bibliographic management software. Your library administrator decides whether the Export feature is displayed.

You can set the defaults for your preferred Export Settings on the Preferences Screen. The selections that are set on Preferences will be applied when exporting.

To save citations in Bibliographic Manager format  | To e-mail citations in Bibliographic Manager Format

To save citations in bibliographic manager format:

  1. From the open result or from the folder, click Export. The Export Manager panel appears.

    Exporting - Save

    If you are in the folder, Remove these items from folder after saving appears. Indicate whether you want to empty the folder of all items after saving your file.

  2. Save citations to a file formatted for: select one of the following: 

    • Direct Export in RIS Format (e.g. CITAVI, EndNote, ProCite, Reference Manager, Zotero) - includes those fields supported by reference managers that utilize Research Information Systems (RIS) format for bibliographic management. (This would be useful if you are at a remote location and have bibliographic management software such as ProCite® or EndNote® on your home or office computer. You could save your citations at a school or public library and import them into your citation library at home.)

    • Generic bibliographic management software - includes all fields available with a citation.

    • Citations in XML format - includes all fields in XML format. Click here to view a Document Type Definition file for a description of each of the XML tags.

    • Citations in BibTeX format - includes citation fields in BibTeX format.

    • Citations in MARC21 format - includes citation fields in MARC21 format.

    • Direct Export to RefWorks - exports citations directly to RefWorks web-based bibliographic management software. (Your library must have a subscription to RefWorks to use this option. You must also set your browser to accept pop-ups.)

    • Direct Export to EndNote Web - includes those fields supported by ISI's Direct Export technology for exporting to EndNote Web.

    • Direct Export to EasyBib - export citations directly to EasyBib bibliographic management software.

  1. Click Save.

    • If you saved your citations in a format that can be uploaded to bibliographic management software, the articles and citations are displayed in your browser window. Save from your browser window. Be sure to enter the path where the file should be saved (for example, C:ProjectResearchInfo). To save to a floppy disk, enter the path to the floppy drive (for example, A:ResearchInfo). Be sure to save as an HTML or text file. Click Save.

    • If you saved in Direct Export format and bibliographic management software (such as ProCite® or EndNote® ) is installed on your computer, that software should automatically open. You should be able to indicate whether to add the citations in the export.txt file to a new or existing citation library.

To e-mail citations in bibliographic manager format: 

  1. From the open result or from the folder, click Export. The Export Manager panel appears.

    Exporting - Email

  2. Click the E-mail link at the top of the Export Manger panel.

  3. If you are in the folder, the Remove these items from folder after e-mailing option is displayed. Indicate whether you want to empty the folder of all saved items after e-mailing your file.

  4. Enter the E-mail Address. To send to more than one e-mail address, use a semicolon between each e-mail address. (For example, name1@address.com; name2@address2.com).

  5. Enter a Subject to appear on the e-mail subject line. (For example, Citations for topic ABC.) (40 character maximum.)

  6. Enter any Comments you would like to include with your e-mail.

  7. E-mail a file with citations in - select one of the following:

    • RIS Format (e.g. CITAVI, EndNote, ProCite, Reference Manager, Zotero) - includes those fields supported by reference managers that utilize Research Information Systems (RIS) format for bibliographic management. (This would be useful if you are at a remote location and have bibliographic management software such as ProCite® or EndNote® on your home or office computer. You could save your citations at a school or public library and import them into your citation library at home.)

    • Generic bibliographic management software format - includes all fields available with a citation.

    • Citations in XML format - includes all fields in XML format. Click here to view a Document Type Definition file for a description of each of the XML tags.

    • Citations in BibTeX format - includes citation fields in BibTeX format

    • Citations in MARC21 format - includes citation fields in MARC21 format.

      Note: Persistent links to the records are automatically included in the e-mail and the export file.

    • Citations in MARC21 format - includes citation fields in MARC21 format.

  1. To e-mail the results, click Send.

Notes:

ID: 3009
Topic: Interface Features
Services: EBSCOhost Research Interface
Link: http://support.ebsco.com/knowledge_base/detail.php?id=3009
Updated: November 2014

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