Instructions for SPIE Digital Library

Only one record can be exported at a time.

  1. On the individual item record:
  2. Click Get Citation from the right of the search screen.
  3. Choose RefWorks for the export option.
  4. A .txt file will be downloaded.
  5. A message box will ask if you want to open or save the file. Click SAVE.
  6. When the SAVE AS window pops up, Navigate to the local drive and directory where you want to save the file. Click SAVE.
  7. Log into RefWorks.
  8. Choose References/Import from the toolbar.
  9. Select CAS SCIFINDER as the data source and CAPlus as the database.
  10. Browse to find the text file you saved to your computer.
  11. Click Import. Your records should appear in the Last Imported Folder.
  12. Review RefWorks entry for errors (usually you will see a – in each field that needs to be removed).
  13. Edit and save changes.