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Google Tips & Tricks

This is a guide to tips and tricks to get the most out of Google.

Exporting Citations from Google Scholar

If you have searched in Google Scholar and found a number of citations you would like to download, you can do so by saving items to your personal "Library" of citations and download them individually or in a batch.

Please note: You will need to be logged in to your or other Gmail account. Also, by default, this will allow you to download 10 citations at a time. To download more, navigate to the Settings in Google Scholar to set the display to 20 items. (20 items is the maximum number.)

1. Click on the star just below citations you'd like to save to add the item to "My Library". Repeat as desired.


2. Use the "My Library" link to see your saved citations.

Location of My Library link in the upper right of Google Scholar results page


3. Click on the Export all link to export all of your citations.

Location of Google Scholar Export All link


4. Select the format that you'd like to download from the list.

Selecting a format for export from Google Scholar


You can then import the file to your citation manager or other analysis tool.


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