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Citeulike: Protect capital letter inside author name

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

Some authors have capital letters in the middle of their surname, e.g. “Michael L DeKay”. Citeulike “corrects” this to lowercase (why? why?). To protect what you put in, you have to use a special syntax: =/firstname/all_initials/lastname/= Example: =/Michael/ML/DeKay/= You put this directly into the author field, where you would normally put the author name “as […]

CiteULike: upload pdf files to a group

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

The good CiteULike now offers a feature that makes it much more useful: You can not only upload personal pdf copies of papers, but you can finally share them with others in your group. The bad This is only possible for private groups, not for public groups. The ugly There is no explicit mention anywhere […]

Getting around the Penn library proxy to post directly to CiteULike

Wednesday, July 11th, 2007

As I wrote before, one of the few problems with CiteULike is that I cannot post an article with the CiteULike Bookmarklet if I’m accessing a journal via a library proxy server (that’s practically all the time). The CiteULike FAQ give the tip of using Greasemonkey to get around the proxy server problem. I’ve finally […]

Managing references with CiteULike

Monday, June 11th, 2007

I’ve just set up an acount with www.citeulike.org to keep track of papers. Speaking from my first impressions, here are some advantages and disadvantages: Advantages: Clear and intuitive layout Can import and export BibTeX references. Can export EndNote and RSS. Lets you manually edit BibTeX citation keys (unlike Connotea). Lets you upload a personal .pdf […]