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Thanks Patti - very useful

It's a shame the ISI-CE isn't compliant with the RIS specification (http://www.refman.com/support/risformat_intro.asp)

Owen

Owen Stephens
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Patti Biggs [mailto:[log in to unmask]] 
> Sent: 07 July 2010 13:13
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [lis-e-resources] Exporting references in RIS 
> file format from Web of Knowledge and Academic Search Complete
> 
> Dear Own
> 
>   I can answer the first question of Web of Knowledge - they 
> have always used ISI-CE (ISI Common Export) as their output 
> format. ISI-CE is also known as ISI Export format  and is the 
> same tagging system as RIS.
> 
> Kind regards
> Patti
> 
> At 11:37 07/07/2010, you wrote:
> >I've just been trying to export references from these two sources in 
> >RIS file format, and encountered some issues - I wonder if 
> anyone else 
> >has dealt with this.
> >
> >Web of Knowledge doesn't seem to offer a RIS file format 
> (I'm sure it 
> >used to?) - I expected the 'Save to other Reference management 
> >software' to save to RIS format, but it seems to be a format called 
> >'ISI Export Format' instead (which seems to be exactly the 
> same as the 
> >'Save to EndNote, RefMan, Procite' format
> >
> >EBSCO Academic Search Complete offers a 'Generic bibliographic 
> >management software' export, but this does not conform to the RIS 
> >format specification - anyone know if it is meant to? (It's what I'd 
> >expect for 'generic')
> >
> >Thanks,
> >
> >Owen
> >
> >Owen Stephens
> >TELSTAR Project Manager
> >Library and Learning Resources Centre
> >The Open University
> >Walton Hall
> >Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA
> >
> >T: +44 (0) 1908 858701
> >F: +44 (0) 1908 653571
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> >
> >
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