Adding References from Google Scholar
If you do most of your source discovery in Google Scholar, CiteDrive provides multiple easy ways to collect your references. We recommend using the CiteDrive Companion browser extension but additional methods without the extension are also covered in detail below.
Recommendation: Install CiteDrive Companion browser extension
We strongly recommend installing the CiteDrive Companion browser extension for the best experience. Add articles, websites and more directly from Google Scholar, Pubmed and anywhere you’re searching. CiteDrive Companion is available from:
Example: Adding article using CiteDrive Companion
Let’s start by looking up our favorite
algorithms article on Google Scholar:
Click on the
Algorithms paper link to open the full view on Springer Link. Locate the CiteDrive Companion extension icon in the upper right of your browser (highlighted). If you do not see the icon, please open your browser extensions list and pin the CiteDrive Companion extension in order for the icon to display
Click the icon and you will see a BibTeX representation of your reference presented, with the ability to customize the BibTeX snippet to your liking:
Once you are satisfied, click
Save Reference to add the reference to the selected project.