publication . Article . 2012

Ref2RIS: Importing Word-Processed Bibliographies into Bibliographic Management Software

Deborah Fitchett;
Open Access English
  • Published: 03 Feb 2012 Journal: Code4Lib Journal (issn: 1940-5758, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Code4Lib
Abstract
Many who would benefit the most from timesaving bibliographic managers hesitate to adopt the technology due to the difficulties in importing legacy bibliographies developed over years. Existing shortcuts rely on manual reformatting or on re-searching online databases for the records - often almost as laborious as retyping the references. Ref2RIS was developed to automate the task of converting a bibliography in specific citation styles from common word processing document formats into the widely used RIS format. It uses the Unix stream editor sed and the conversion options of Apple's textutil. It can be invoked as a series of simple shell commands on any Linux t...
Subjects
free text keywords: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources, Z, Information resources (General), ZA3040-5185
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publication . Article . 2012

Ref2RIS: Importing Word-Processed Bibliographies into Bibliographic Management Software

Deborah Fitchett;