Wednesday, 22 December 2010

UKPMC is Zotero-enabled

Zotero is a free, easy-to-use research tool that helps you gather, organize, and analyze sources (citations, full texts, web pages, images, and other objects), and lets you share the results of your research in a variety of ways.

UKPMC is now "Zotero enabled", which means that users can store the bibliographic details of any UKPMC article directly into their Zotero Library. Items held in a Zotero Library can be exported as formatted references, tagged and searched. Figure 1, below, shows how to add a single item to your Zotero library.

Figure 1: Adding a single record to your Zotero library

When viewing a full text article (in html, not pdf) it is also possible to extract details of all the articles referenced in that article. (See Figure 2).

Figure 2: Adding multiple record to your Zotero library

Further information about Zotero - a extension to the popular open-source web browser Firefox - can be found at:

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