Improvements to the reference management workflow

I use Google Reader to subscribe to the RSS feeds from journals that interest me (see my public page). I’m also a big fan of CiteULike as a reference management system.

For a long time I’ve thought: it would be great if GReader handled journal articles more efficiently. Rather than going from link in GReader -> article at journal -> CiteULike bookmark -> back to GReader, how about “post directly from GReader?”

With Google Reader’s new send-to feature, you can do just that. See this forum post for the details. Also, take a look at this how-to for a quick way to post to CiteULike by entering a PubMed PMID, DOI or ISBN identifier in the address bar.

4 thoughts on “Improvements to the reference management workflow

  1. Should have checked back in on this. Neil, I meant to simply announce that I was going to steal this idea, but not without crediting you for it.

    I’m sorry it came out looking like a blatant plug and if you feel that way about it, you’re welcome to delete the comment or de-link or whatever.

    I’ll refrain from mentioning it further, as well.

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