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Re: Re: reference manager in Mathematica?

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  • Subject: [mg103670] Re: [mg103655] Re: reference manager in Mathematica?
  • From: DrMajorBob <btreat1 at>
  • Date: Fri, 2 Oct 2009 08:21:56 -0400 (EDT)
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If I must use and learn Firefox, Zotero, Publicon, SQLite, DataBaseLink,  
EndNote, AND Mathematica to accomplish such a simple thing...

I'd rather chisel it on stone tablets.


On Thu, 01 Oct 2009 05:40:44 -0500, Hans Michel <hmichel at> wrote:

> An easy way would be to get Publicon. WRI did the work on adding the
> bibliographic database and adding palettes for endnote reference entry.  
> As
> the notebook files saved by Publicon are generally Mathematica compatible
> the endnote style should come thru.
> At some point some Publicon functionalities maybe in Mathematica
> Another possibility is to use yet another tool as you reference manager.
> Then writing your own palette that can insert endnotes to a current
> notebook, by accessing the SQLite database that zotero installs in your
> FireFox directory.
> Zotero to manage your references, DataBaseLink to connect to SQLite, and
> select your references to a palette and some programming to add to  
> current
> notebook.
> Zotero can import EndNote databases.
> There are so many bibliographic db implementation that the wheel gets
> reinvented way too often
> Additionaly OpenOffice (Star Office) provides its own bibilographic
> database.
> Maybe WRI can centralize the users reference DB thru packlets and hosting
> users reference DB. A start to online collaboration tools.
> Hans
> "ATG" <goossens.aart at> wrote in message
> news:h9srq3$p9r$1 at
>> Hey,
>> I was wondering if Mathematica has a built-in reference manager or
>> whether it is possible to access your Endnote (or other)-bibliography
>> from within Mathematica.
>> The only thing I can find is that <a href=
>> products/mathematica/analysis/content/
>> DocumentProcessingSystems.html>Mathematica</a> can access a variety of
>> databases, most probably including bibliography databases.
>> Wolfram appears to make a big deal of Mathematica's document
>> processing and report generation capabilities, but there seems to be
>> no (easy?) way to include references.
>> ATG

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