Create a citation list in Resources

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Users can create a citation list for a books, journal articles, manuscripts, newspapers or musical compositions in Resources. There are two methods for creating a citation list.

Method 1: Import a file in RIS (Research Information Systems) format.

Method 2: Manually create list.

Go to Resources

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Select the Resources tool from the Tool Menu of your site.

Method 1: Import RIS file.

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To the right of the folder you want to import the RIS citation list, from the Actions drop-down menu, select Create Citation List.

This displays the New Citation List page.

Enter a name, then Import.

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Enter a name for the citation list, then click Import.

This displays the Import Citations page.

Click Choose File.

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Click Browse to locate and select the .ris file on your computer.

Click Import.

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Note: The selected .ris filename will appear next to the Choose File button.

Click Done.

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View citation list in Resources.

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The citation list is located in the selected folder.

Click on the citation list name.

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Clicking on the list name will open the item and display the list of citations.

Method 2: Manually create citation list.

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To the right of the folder where you want to create the citation list, from the Actions drop-down menu, select Create Citation List.

This displays the New Citation List page.

Enter a name for the citation list, then click Manually Create.

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Enter citation information, then Save.

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Manually enter the citation information, then click Save Citation.

Click Done.

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This returns the display to the New Citation List page with a summary of the citation information. You may add more citations if needed. When finished, click Done.

View citation list in Resources.

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The citation is listed in the selected folder.

Click on the citation list name.

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Clicking on the list name will open the item and display the list of citations.

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This page is adapted from an equivalent Sakai Community help article.

The original Sakai Community help article, unedited, is available at https://sakai.screenstepslive.com/s/sakai_help