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Exporting, emailing and saving - in this section...

SOLO allows you to export items to reference management software packages such as Endnote and Refworks. In addition, you can email or print items or save them to your SOLO e-shelf for future reference. Note - the procedure for exporting, printing and emailing varies depending on whether you wish to send a single item or multiple items.

> Exporting to reference management software, emailing and printing individual items (from the SOLO results screen)

> Exporting to reference management software, saving, emailing and printing multiple items using the SOLO e-shelf (video)

Exporting to reference management software, saving, emailing and printing multiple items using the SOLO e-shelf (text)

> Using Zotero with SOLO

Looking for information on saving searches and setting up alerts, see "Saved queries"

Exporting to reference management software, emailing and printing individual items

To export an individual item from SOLO to reference management software or to email it or print it out:

  1. Find the item in SOLO and click Find and Request or Details.
  2. Click Send to (right)
  3. Choose the appropriate option from the drop down menu.  Note that nearly all reference management software packages accept citations in RIS format.   If you are using Endnote or another reference management package which is not listed you are therefore advised to choose Citation Manager (RIS)

Exporting to reference management software, saving, emailing and printing multiple items (video)

Exporting to reference management software, saving, emailing and printing multiple items (text)

Adding items to your eshelf

From your list of search results,  click the star shaped box next to each item that you wish to add to your e-shelf.

Viewing your e-shelf and organising items in baskets (folders)

Choose e-shelf from the top right of the screen.

Your e-shelf will appear in the body of the page.

To see more details for an individual item click once to highlight it in your list.

You can organise your references using baskets (which are like folders)

Emailing, printing or exporting items from e-shelf

To email, print or export to reference management software select the relevant references using the check boxes and use the appropriate options above your list of references.

Using Zotero with SOLO