.RIS File Extension
File TypeResearch Information Systems Citation File
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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.
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.