Most Reference Management Tools provide the ability to export your library in one of three formats:
To export your library from a desktop app:
Most Reference Management Tools also allow for importing a library from another tool. You'll need to check what formats are allowed and be sure to export the files from the tool you wish to migrate in the format that is acceptable by the target tool. These formats tend to be one of the following three:
To import your library from a file:
NOTE: The import will organize content at the top level (typically hierarchies are not imported). If you wish to maintain your hierarchies, you will need to import each collection individually, name it, and later organize it.
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