BODB Insert Literature

After the user clicks “Literature” from, the Insert page, the following screen will appear.

The Literature insert page. The form provides 6 types of article information: "Journal", "Book", "Chapter", "Thesis", "Conference", and "Unpublished". Each type has appropriate fields.

The Literature insert page. The form provides 6 types of article information: "Journal", "Book", "Chapter", "Thesis", "Conference", and "Unpublished". Each type has appropriate fields.

Six types of article forms are available and these can be selected by changing the value of the “Type” dropdown.

Add New Author

To add an author, click the “Add new” link in the “Authors” section. The ordering of authors when the Literature entry is listed can be set by setting the “Order” field of each author appropriately.

A new author added to a new Literature entry

A new author added to a new Literature entry


Search Authors

In order to link an existing author to the new Literature entry, click on the “Search” link in the “Authors” section. An “Author Search” popup window will appear where authors can be searched by multiple fields. Click on the “Select” link next to an author to link it to the Literature entry.

Author search window

Author search window


PubMed Search

In general, the user can enter the information manually. However, for journal articles (“Journal”), we provide a tool for automatically retrieving article information from PubMed (which can also be accessed directly at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?DB=pubmed.

Pubmed search tool.

Pubmed search tool.

Given keywords and/or a year range, the PubMed tool will list the most relevant articles from PubMed Database. The user can click on the “Import” link next to a search result to transfer the entry into BODB.

Save

Clicking on the “Save” button will save the entry in the BODB database and redirect to the Literature view page.

Literature view page

Literature view page