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.RIS File Extension

File TypeResearch Information Systems Citation File

DeveloperResearch Information Systems
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What is a RIS file?

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.

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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.

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Programs that open RIS files
Thomson Reuters EndNote
Thomson Reuters EndNote
Updated 1/8/2010

.RIS Extension Information

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