Importing proceedings

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bobikk
2010-02-11
2013-05-28
  • bobikk
    bobikk
    2010-02-11

    The BibTeX format offers a "proceedings" type, which is the collection of all articles from a specific conference. However, when I import a bibtex entry starting with @Proceedings, refbase identifies it as a "Conference Article" (@InProceedings).
    I've tried to export entries into RIS format, which, I guess, is used internally by refbase, and both entries (@Proceedings and @InProceedings) have the same type - CONF.
    Is there any way to solve this problem?

     
  • Your assessment is correct: refbase converts to RIS, which does not have a separate type for conference volumes.  I believe the only solution would be to have a separate native PHP import facility for a format that supported a separate proceedings type.  I had thought that someone who couldn't use bibutils on their server had been developing native BibTeX support, but I don't know what happened with this effort.