Creating a BibTex File

Creating a BibTeX Code From Google Scholar

1. Open an internet browser and go to Google Scholar

2. Click on "Sign In" at the top right of the page

3. Sign in using any google account. If you have a account type in your utcID followed by (i.e., If you don't have a account and would like one, you may submit a request from the service catalog here. You may also contact the UTC Client Services at or by calling (423) 425-4000.

4. Select "Next"

5. Type in your UTCID and password

6. 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

8. Select the search icon

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

10. 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 Google Scholar

13. 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

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

16. Choose "BibTeX"

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

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: 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"

21. Name this new file something you will remember

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

23. Save the file

24. Upload this file to Digital Measures 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"

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

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

22. Paste the BibText information into the TextEdit program

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

24. Select "OK"

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

26. Save the file to your computer

27. Upload this file to Digital Measures using the "Importing Scholarly Activity" guide located here

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