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Publication Tracking : Exporting Search Results

Overview

The following boxes give instructions for exporting citations from PubMed, Scopus, and Google Scholar. The box on the right contains citation management resources.

Exporting Results from PubMed

1. Enter your search into the search bar.

2. Under the search bar, click "Send To."

3. From the resulting dropdown, click "Citation Manager."

Screenshot of PubMed results page. The first arrow points to the "Send To" button, with instructions to click it. A second arrow points to the resulting dropdown, with instructions to click "Citation Manager."

4. Click the selection dropdown, and click to select all results on the current page or all results from your search.

5. Click "Create File."

Exporting Results from Scopus

1. Enter your search into the advanced search bar.

2. On the results page, click the "All" dropdown just above the list of results.

3. Click "Select All" to select all results retrieved by your search. Click "Select Page" to only select results from the page you're currently looking at.

Screenshot of Scopus results page. The first arrow indicates the "All" dropdown, with instructions to click the All dropdown. A second arrow indicates the resulting dropdown, with instructions to click either the white box to select all results, or the white box to select all results on the current page

4. Click "Export"

Screenshot of Scopus results page. An arrow indicates the Export button, with instructions to click Export.

5. Select the format in which you would like to export your results, and click "Export."


Note: Scopus can only export 2,000 results at once to a citation manager.

Exporting Results from Google Scholar

You must be signed in to Google Scholar to export multiple results at once. To sign in:

  1. Click "Sign In" in the upper right-hand corner of the Google Scholar home page.
  2. Login using your wisc email, and enter your NetID and password if prompted. Alternatively you can use your gmail account.

 

Once you are logged in:

  1. Enter your search into the search bar, and hit the enter key.
  2. Click the little stars (Save option) to save each citation into your Google Scholar library.

Screenshot of Google Scholar's results page. An arrow indicates a little star under the article description, with instructions to click the star to save the article record to your library.

3. Once you're finished selecting the citations you would like, click "My Library" in the upper right-hand corner of the screen.

Screenshot of Google Scholar results page. An arrow indicates the My Library button in the upper right hand corner of the screen, with instructions to click "My Library" to go to your Google Scholar library

4.Select the citations you would like by clicking the white boxes next to each citation, and click "Export."

Screenshot of Google Scholar Library. The first arrow points to little white boxes next to each article saved to your library, with instructions to click the boxes to select the articles you would like to export. A second arrrow points to a download symbol just beneath the search bar, with instructions to click the export button.

5. Choose which citation manager you would like to export the citations to.

6. Save the file.

Citation Management Resources

For information and resources relating to citation managers, see the Citation Managers Guide.

For citation management support, contact Paije Wilson (paije.wilson@wisc.edu).