myElements - Google Scholar - Exporting Publication Data


This article highlights how to export publications from Google Scholar so that they can be imported into myElements. This will help eliminate the need for manual entry and increase the quality of publication data in myElements.


Exporting Publication Data from Google Scholar

There are many databases and publication stores that allow you to export to different file types. MyElements can harvest metadata from RIS (Reference Manager, Endnote) and Bibtex files. Although each application/database may do it a little differently, most of them have the capability built in. This article is specific to Google Scholar.

1. Sign in to Google Scholar

google scholar sign in

2. Click on My profile

google scholar profile

3. Check the publications you want to export

check publications

4. Click Export


Export publications

5. Click on BibTex



6. Click File

7. Click Save Page As

8. Add .ris to end of file name

9. Save File
NOTE: You will need to be able to find this file for importing into myElements.


For help importing this file into myElements see Importing Publication Data.


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Article ID: 1487
Fri 7/19/19 6:07 PM
Thu 3/3/22 9:27 AM
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University of New Hampshire (UNH)