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File TypeResearch Information Systems Citation File

DeveloperResearch Information Systems
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What is a RIS file?

An RIS file is a bibliographic citation file saved in a format developed by Research Information Systems (RIS). It contains a series of lines delimited by two-character codes and a corresponding value. RIS files provide 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. RIS files are saved in an ASCII text format.

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Updated 10/14/2016

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