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File TypeResearch Information Systems Citation File

DeveloperResearch Information Systems
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Definition

File format developed by Research Information Systems (RIS) to express bibliographic citations; contains a series lines delimited by two-character codes and a corresponding value; provides for information such as title, author, publication date, keywords, publisher, issue number, and start and end page.

More Information

RIS files were created to standardize the exchange of citation information. They are commonly exchanged between digital libraries. They are saved in an ASCII text format.

Program(s) that open .RIS files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Thomson Reuters EndNote
Wandora
Mac OS X LogoMac
BibDesk
Thomson Reuters EndNote
Wandora
Linux LogoLinux
Wandora
Updated 1/8/2010