Q. Can I Use OpenURL with a Citation Management System to Help with a Systematic Review?

Answered By: Katie Hut
Last Updated: Jun 21, 2022     Views: 3

Yes! OpenURL is a URL that refers to an article (or book) instead of a web address. It can be used in conjunction with a citation management system, such as Zotero (but it also works with EndNote and Mendeley) to help quickly find articles for batch processing for something like a systematic review. Often OpenURL will be used with a literature screening tool, such as Covidence, DistillerSR or Rayyan. 

To use OpenURL with citation management software, American University users will need to either use the VPN or be on-campus.

The OpenURL for PRIMO is : https://wrlc-amu.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/discovery/openurl?institution=01WRLC_AMU&vid=01WRLC_AMU:prod and the authentication URL: 

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