How to Cite Patents - Databases including patents and Bibliographic Citation Software - Draft
DATABASES THAT INCLUDE PATENTS THAT CAN EXPORT RECORDS TO BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE
BIOSIS has export options for EndNote and Refworks - You can import references from the Official Gazette
Derwent Innovations Index (ISI Web of Knowledge's patent product) has export options for EndNote and Refworks, as well as tab-delimited text files.
Engineering Village, Elsevier offers US and EPO patent searching, which can be downloaded
• RIS, EndNote, ProCite, Reference Manager
• BibTex format
• RefWorks direct import
• Plain text format (ASCII)
ProQuest Materials Research database can export bib information from patents. Here is a link to Jan Comfort's LibGuide that gives instructions: http://clemson.libguides.com/advanced_patent_searching. Under the tab "Downloading Patents” is a series of PowerPoint slides with screenshots.
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE
Michael White at Queens University has provided a detailed Comparison of Reference Managers and Supported Patent Databases and File Formats that compares Mendeley, Refworks, Wizfolio and Zotero.
EndNote, now with a free web-based service, has support for patents.
Thank you to the following Contributors for their suggestions!