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Reference lookup by PasteREF

Tired of looking up references?
No more manual decoding of the entries from the reference lists. PasteREF will do that for you!
Try for example to copy the following reference:

F. Besenbacher, I. Chorkendorff, B.S. Clausen, B. Hammer, A.M. Molenbroek, J.K. Nørskov, I. Stensgaard, Science 279 (1998) 1913.

Paste it into the search field, hit "Search" and PasteREF will find the reference, including a direct link to the article.

Alternatively, you can paste in an article title or a Digital Object Identifier (DOI). (Experimental feature)

Watch our 25 seconds video tutorial here.


We are constantly improving the search function based on the user's searches.
Currently, we have some difficulties when the searches includes the titles of the articles.
Thus, if you experience this problem, you can try to delete the article title and try again - or use the manual search function.

If you find any general errors or just have suggestions for improvements, please send us an email.