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    My Collection

    My Collection is Leganto's citation manager. To view My Collection, select My Collection in the left sidebar.


    My Collection

    The main menu appears at the left at the top of the list. Use the other icons to:

    • Sort the list by date added, title, or author.
    • Refresh the list.
    • Filter the list by tags (see Managing My Collection Tags) or by material type. If you select a filter, select X in the Filtered by line to remove the filter.


      My Collection Filters
    • Filter the list by search criteria.

    Adding an Item or Citation To My Collection

    You can add an item from the library, or manually, in the same way that you add these to a reading list. Leganto supports importing files in the RIS, BibTex, and reference file formats. Reference files are any files that include references, such as a bibliography section in an essay.

    Files can be imported at the reading list, section, and citation levels by clicking the Import menu item.

    The following table shows Leganto's RIS field mapping format.

    RIS Field Mapping Format
    RIS Field Leganto Field
    A2 rlterms_additionalPersonName
    A3 rlterms_additionalPersonName
    A4 rlterms_additionalPersonName
    AU creator
    CY rlterms_placeOfPublication
    DA date
    Y1 date
    DO doi
    EP end_page
    ET rlterms_edition
    J2 rlterms_journalTitle
    N1 rlterms_note
    PB publisher
    PY date
    RN rlterms_note
    SN identifier_isbn
    SN2 identifier_issn
    SP start_page
    T1 title
    T2 rlterms_journalTitle
    T3 rlterms_journalTitle
    TI title
    UR source
    VL rlterms_volumePartNumber
    IS rlterms_issue

    See Adding a Citation from the Library and Adding a Citation Manually.

    Adding an Item or Citation to My Collection from the Menu

    To add an item or citation to My Collection from the menu:
    1. At the reading list, section, or citation level, click the ellipsis and select Import.

      Importing Files

      Clicking Import displays the Import Batch screen.

      Import Batch Screen
    2. Select an import type.
    3. Drag files or browse your hard drive to import RIS, BibTex, or reference files into the Import Batch screen.
    4. When you have included all of the required files, click Confirm.

    Adding an Item from the Collection Ellipses

    Note that you can also import RIS, BibTex, or reference files from the Collection ellipses.

    To add an item from the Collection ellipses:

    1. From the My Collection main menu, select Import.

      Importing Files from the Collection Menu
    2. Drag a file into the Batch Import from Citation Manager pane or browse for one.
    3. When you have included all of the required files, click Confirm.


      Batch Import from Citation Manager Pane

    To add a citation from a reading list to My Collection, see Copying Citations.

    For more information on importing items, see Exporting or Printing a Reading List, and Exporting or Printing a Section, and Exporting Selected Items from My Collection.

    Copying a My Collection Item to a Reading List

    See Adding a Citation from My Collection or a Citation Manager.

    Deleting Items From My Collection

    To delete a single item from My Collection, select Delete from collection from the item menu at the right of the item and select OK from the confirmation dialog box.


    My Collection - Delete Item Option

    To delete multiple items, select the checkboxes to the left of each citation, select Delete selected items in the My Collection main menu, and select OK in the confirmation dialog box. This action cannot be undone.


    My Collection - Delete Option


    My Collection Delete Confirmation

    Exporting Selected Items from My Collection

    You can export selected items from My Collection in various formats by selecting Export > <format> or Print in the My Collection main menu. You can export to DOC (Microsoft Word), PDF, XLS (Microsoft Excel), RIS, or ENW (EndNote) formats. If you export to RIS format, you, or any user who has access to the exported list, can import the list to My Collection at a later time.


    My Collection - Export Option

    If you export to DOC format, you can select a bibliographic style before saving the file. See Editing or Printing a Reading List.

    Managing My Collection Tags

    You can add tags to items in My Collection. Tags can contain most printable characters, but cannot contain spaces.

    To add tags to an item that has no tags, select the add tags icon my_collection_tags_icon.png.


    My Collection - Add Tags

    To edit tags, select the edit tags icon edit_subjects_icon.png.


    My Collection - Edit Tags


    My Collection - Edit Tags

    To remove a tag, select the X in the tag box. When you are done, select Save.

    Suggesting an Item from My Collection for a Reading List

    To suggest an item from My Collection for a reading list, select Suggest this item in the item menu. Select the list in the Select a list for your suggestion pane, and select Add Suggestion. The items appear in the reading list's Suggestions pane (see Adding a Suggested Citation).


    My Collection - Suggest This Item Option


    Select a List for Your Suggestion Pane
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