Creating a BibTex File

1. Creating a BibTex Code From Google Scholar 

2. Saving BibTex Code on your  Windows PC 

3. Saving BibTex Code on your  Mac PC 

 


 

  

Creating a BibTeX Code From Google Scholar

 1. Open an internet browser and go to https://scholar.google.com/ 

2. Click on "Sign In" at the top right of the pageOpen an internet browser and go to https://scholar.google.com/ select "Sign In" at the top right of the page.

 

3. Sign in using any google account. If you have a @mocs.utc.edu account type in your utcID followed by @mocs.utc.edu. (i.e., abc123@mocs.utc.edu). If you don't have a @mocs.utc.edu account and would like one, please contact the UTC Client Services at ClientServices@utc.edu or by calling (423) 425-4000. Type in your utcID followed by @mocs.utc.edu. (i.e., abc123@mocs.utc.edu)

 

4. Select "Next"

Select "Next"

 

5. Type in your UTCID and password

Type in your UTCID and password

  

6. Select "LOGIN"

Select "LOGIN"

 

7. In the search engine provided, type in the full name of an individual and the title of the first published work as indicated on their Curriculum Vita 

In the search engine provided, type in the full name of an individual and the title of the first published work as indicated on their Curriculum Vita

 

8. Select the search icon Search Icon

Select the search icon

 

9. Locate the correct publication if more than one result is found. 

Locate the correct publication if more than one result is found.

 

10. Select "Save"

Select "Save"

 

11. Repeat steps 7-10 until you have saved all available publications listed on the Curriculum Vita

12. Return to the google scholar homepage by selecting "Scholar" (left-hand corner of page) or by going to https://scholar.google.com/

Return to the google scholar homepage by selecting "Scholar" (left-hand corner of page) or by going to https://scholar.google.com/

 

13. Click on "My Library" 

Click on "My Library"

 

14. Locate and select the citations that you collected in steps 9-12 by clicking on the checkboxes next to each 

Locate and select the citations that you collected in steps 9-12 by clicking on the checkboxes next to each

 

15. Click on the Export icon located at the top right of the page

Click on the Export icon located at the top right of the page

 

16. Choose "BibTeX"

Select BibTex

 

17. Select all, (highlight all content) and copy (Windows:Ctrl + C ) (Mac: ⌘ + C)

Copy this information to the clipboard

 

18. Now you will need to transfer this information in a way that will allow you to save it to your machine. From the list below, select which type of computer you have:

 

  Windows Computer     

  Mac Computer  

 

 

 


 

Windows Computer: Creating a BibTeX File

19. Create a folder for saving BibTeX files

20. Create a text document in this folder by right clicking inside the window, hover over "New" and select "Text Document

Create a text document in this folder by right clicking inside the window, hover over "New" and select "Text Document"

 

21. Name this new file something you will rememberName this new file after the person whose CV you are working on

 

22. Open this document and Paste (Ctrl + V) the information copied in Step 17 into this window

Paste the information

 

23. Save the file

Save the file

 

24. Upload this file to Activity Insight using the "Importing Scholarly Activity" guide located here


 

 

Mac Computer: Creating a BibTeX File

19. Select the magifying glass icon at the top right of your computers menu bar to pull up "Spotlight Search"

Select the magifying glass icon at the top right of your computers menu bar to pull up "Spotlight Search"

20. Select inside the "Spotlight Search" bar and type in "TextEdit"

Select inside the "Spotlight Search" bar and type in "TextEdit"

21. From the results window, select on the application "TextEdit" to open it.

From the results window, select on the application "TextEdit" to open it.

22. Paste the BibText information into the TextEdit program

Paste the BibText information into the TextEdit program

23. On the menu bar select "Format" then "Make Plain Text"

On the menu bar select "Format" then "Make Plain Text"

24. Select "OK"

Select "OK"

25. On the menu bar select "File" then "Save..."

On the menu bar select "File" then "Save..."

26. Save the file to your computer

Save the file to your computer