Adding a Citation

  1. Navigate to
  2. On the Citations home page, click “Submit a citation”.
  3. Start adding the Citation by selecting the “Type” of the Citation from the drop-down.
  4. Then, fill out all of the citation information that is needed. Information varies
  5. Fill in the “Title/Chapter” of the Citation.
  6. Fill in the “Tags” and “Badges” for the Citation.
    1. Tags are key words that are separated by commas. (Example: negf theory, ion transport)
    2. Badges are connecting words that indicate more complex tags. (Example: peer-reviewed, evidence-based)
  7. Fill in the type of the resource or publication being cited along with the ID number of the item that is to be cited by this citation.
    1. Find the ID number of the publication or resource by navigating to the page of the document and then in the URL you can locate the ID number.
  8. Check the boxes to affiliate the organization with the citation and if your organization is to fund the citation.
  9. Click “Save” to save the new citation.

Importing Citations

NOTE: The citations import functionality is not guaranteed to be open to all registered hub users. The hub administrators can configure it as an administrator-only feature or turn it off all together.

  1. Navigate to
  2. On the Citations main page, click “Import citations.”
  3. Upload a citation file.
    1. Click “Choose” and select the citation file.

      BibTex files (.bib), Text files (.txt), or EndNote files (.enw) are acceptable, but they must not exceed 4 MB in size.

    2. Click “Upload” once the file has been chosen.
  4. Review the uploaded citations and choose the appropriate action to take for each uploaded citation.
  5. Click “Save” to save the newly imported Citations.

Exporting a Single Citation

  1. Navigate to and click on "Browse the list of available citations."
  2. Locate the citation that you wish to export.
  3. Click the blue links to choose how the citation is to be exported.

    The two links are different by the type of file they export the citation as (BibTex or Endnote).

Exporting Multiple Citations

  1. Navigate to
  2. Locate the Citations that you wish to export by clicking the “Browse the list of available citations”.
  3. From the available list of citations, check the boxes of the citations that are to be exported.
  4. On the side of the “Citations: Browse”, select the button of the format type that the exported citations should download as.

    A citation can be downloaded as an “EndNote” or a “BibTex”.

  5. After selecting a format type, the citations will automatically be downloaded to your browser’s download area.

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