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IEEE Xplore Digital Library Guide

Overview of a key engineering database with focus on the elements available to the Baylor community.

Useful tips - results

Do you use TeX or LaTeX? 

Copying an equation is simple. Open the HTML version of the article, and find the equation you want. Click on the View Source link, then copy the TeX code.

Document and file access

Full-text included in the database

  • Almost all of the papers in Xplore are available to you, just look for the green padlock 

Full-text not included in the database

  • Option 1: Check OneSearch 
  • Option 2: Request through OsoFast ILL (See OsoFast Guide for more details)
    • Log into OsoFast using your BearID by clicking HERE.


Downloading and exporting

Downloading, exporting, and personalized search customization

  • Download PDFs
    • enables batch downloading of multiple PDFs from the results list
  • Export
    • Enables batch exporting of selected records to the desktop, to a third-party citation management system, or to the IEEE Collabratec system 
  • Set Search Alerts
    • Enables e-mail alert activation (personal sign-in required)
    • Use this to notify you whenever new resources that match your search criteria are added to the database
  • Search History
    • Enables recording of searching activities for future recall (personal sign-in required)

Managing citations using third-party tools

You can use the following Citation Managers to help collect resources and cite your papers properly.


For more information on citation management

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