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LaTeX: Exporting to BibTeX

Database/Resource

From ASCE Digital Library

Select the article title that you are interested. Select the tools hyperlink, then Download Citation. Select BibTeX from the Format combo box or dropdown. Select the Download button.

From ASME Digital Collection

Citations can be exported from any Article Details screen using the Cite hyperlink. Select the BibTeX hyperlink from the popup screen.

From EBSCO Databases

The easiest way to collect citations from an EBSCO database is to use the Folder View screen. Place publications in your folder using the folder icon.

When you are finished, go to Folder View screen, select records to export and press the Export button.

Radio button choices when export from EBSCO
  • Save citations to a file formatted for:
  • Direct Export in RIS Format (e.g. CITAVI, EasyBib, EndNote, ProCite, Reference Manager, Zotero)
  • Generic bibliographic management software
  • Citations in XML format
  • Citations in BibTeX format shown checked
  • Citations in MARC21 format
  • Direct Export to RefWorks
  • Direct Export to EndNote Web
  • Direct Export to EasyBib
End of Radio button choices when export from EBSCO

Next, select the radio button beside Citations in BibTeX format in the Save citations to a file formatted for: section, then press the Export button.

Databases that use the EBSCO interface are:

From IEEE Xplore

Select the items from the results list , then select the Export dropdown menu, then select the Citations tab. Select the radio button beside BibTeX, then select the Export button.

From Science Direct

Selected citations can be exported in BibTeX format from any Search Results screen using the Export hyperlink. Select BibTeX in the Export file section of the popup window.

Choices when export from ScienceDirect
  • Export file
  • Save to Refworks
  • RIS (for EndNote, Reference Manager, ProCite)
  • BibTeXshown selected
  • Text
End of choices when export from ScienceDirect

From SciFinder

Selected citations can be exported in RIS format from any Search Results screen using the Export button. From the For: Citation Manager section, select the radio button beside Citation export format (*.ris).

RIS can be converted to BibTeX format automatically if you are using JabRef. If you use Mendeley or Zotero, you can create a .bib database automatically. Zotero requires the Better BibTeX extension.

From SpringerLink

Citations can be exported in BibTeX format from any Article or Chapter Details Screen using the Cite Paper dropdown menu.

Select .BIB from the dropdown menu.

Example, Part of Export Citation Menu

.RIS
...
.ENW
...
.BIB
...

End of Example, Part of Export Citation Menu

From Web of Science

Selected citations can be exported in BibTeX format from any Search Results Screen by selecting Other File Formats from the Export button.

BibTeX is an option when using Web of Science only. When searching all the databases in Web of Knowledge, BibTeX is not an option. Citations can be exported from the Marked List screen as well.

From the popup, choose BibTeX from the file format dropdown box

From Wiley Online Library

Select the title of the citation that you want. Select the tools hyperlink, then select Export Citation. From the next screen, select the radio button for BibTeX from the Format section.

Format choices when export from Wiley
  • Format:
  • Plain Text
  • RIS (ProCite, Reference Manager)
  • EndNote
  • BibTeX shown checked
  • Medlars
  • Refworks
End of format choices when export from Wiley