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How to download a reference from AMS Journals Online

June 12, 2017 Filed under Blog, Featured, Potpourri, Writing 


1. Go to an article, say

2. On the red bar, click on the download button (third icon from left).

3. This screen appears:

4. At the bottom, you can copy the text for the reference list, including the doi.

Steenburgh, W.J. and L.S. Campbell, 2017: The OWLeS IOP2b Lake-Effect Snowstorm: Shoreline Geometry and the Mesoscale Forcing of Precipitation. Mon. Wea. Rev., 145, 2421–2436,

5. Paste it into your Word file.

6. To get it in proper format for Word, unlink the title to a hot link (command-K on my Mac), decapitalize the nonproper nouns in the title, and change the URL to a proper doi: “doi: 10.1175/MWR-D-16-0460.1”.


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