How do I add an article to Aspire by manually adding the bibliographic details?

N.B. If you have already added a bookmark for the journal title to Aspire, turn it into an article by clicking on it, clicking Edit metadata and then following the instructions below from: Select Has part (chapter, article etc.)  ....

  • Click Add then Add manually

  • Select Journal from the Resource Type menu
  • Add the title of the journal
    add title
  • Select Has part (chapter, article etc.)... from the Add field menu, click Add
    has part
  • In the new tab choose Article as Resource Type and type in Title of the Article
  • Add as many fields as you know e.g. Author, Date, Vol, Issue
    add fields
  • Click Create & Add to List to immediately add your bookmark to an existing list ( How do I do that? ) If the article is not available online to students and staff at Aberystwyth University you can request a digitisation (How do I do that?) A link to the digitised chapter will be added by library staff to the Aspire bookmark.


  • Click Create if you want to add a bookmark for later addition to a list ( How do I do that? )
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