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If you have any “Expert Additions” (Studies that were not found by AutoLit, but should be included in screening and subsequent steps), that are indexed on PubMed, you can manually add them to your Nest. There are two ways to add individual references

We recommend using PMID or DOI.

I. Add References using Unique Identifiers (DOI or PMID)

From the Nest menu, select “Add Individual References”

Navigate to Add Individual References


2. Search for the study to find the DOI

In a separate tab, search for the study copy the DOI or PMID.

Copy the study DOI


3. Add by DOI or PMID

Return to Nested Knowledge, insert the PMIDs or DOIs and click on the plus sign.

Add study by DOI

You can add multiple studies at once by listing the DOIs or PMID separated by commas.


Your reference will appear at the top of the page.

 Reference added

II. Add References using the URL

For clinical trials, news articles, and other data sources that lack a PMID, you can enter information manually.

1. Fill in Study Information

To fill in the study manually, you have fill in the title, at least one author, and a link.

 Add study by entering the link


2. Add Reference

Click the “save” button.

Your reference will appear on the left.

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wiki/autolit/search/manualaddition.txt · Last modified: 2022/04/26 14:17 by katcow