[OS X TeX] Endnote 8

Gary L. Gray gray at engr.psu.edu
Wed Dec 1 22:16:42 EST 2004

On Dec 1, 2004, at 8:53 PM, Adam Maxwell wrote:

> Hi Gary,
> On Wednesday, December 01, 2004, at 12:42PM, Gary L. Gray 
> <gray at engr.psu.edu> wrote:
>> On Dec 1, 2004, at 3:04 PM, Maarten Sneep wrote:
>>> On 1 dec 2004, at 20:59, Gary L. Gray wrote:
>>>> I took a look at BibDesk this afternoon (I haven't looked at it for
>>>> quite some time) and it is very nice app. Unfortunately for me, 
>>>> there
>>>> is one problem ... how do I get it to import references I obtain 
>>>> from
>>>> Web of Science? I use Web of Science A LOT and, as you might expect,
>>>> EndNote does this (almost) perfectly.
> If I get time, I'll add Web of Science import to BibDesk, but don't 
> look for it anytime soon; it's different enough from RIS to warrant a 
> new parser.  I'd be happy to help anyone who wanted to add a parser 
> for it to BibDesk
>> (1) ./isi2xml ISIformat.txt > pippo.xml
>> (2) ./xml2bib pippo.xml > pippo.bib
>> Unfortunately, the .xml file is not properly getting the author names
>> and so the .bib file does not have the "and" between the names. For
>> example, the ISI authors look like:
>> AU Costanzo, F
>>    Gray, GL
>>    Andia, PC
> I just tried this, out of curiosity.  I found that if you use this:
> PT J
> AU Costanzo, F
> AU Gray, GL
> AU Andia, PC
> TI On the
> isi2xml file.isi | xml2bib works correctly.

You are right. I also emailed the author and he has corrected his 
isi2xml utility so that it works without having to modify anything in 
the ISI formatted file. He should be posting the new version soon.


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