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A lot of the content published on our website can be downloaded and viewed offline.

Articles which are available for download will generally have a link on the right hand side to a PDF version (see two example screenshots below). Click on the link and then download it to your device.

Many of the articles have supplementary material in a variety of media. Listed below are the file formats most commonly used on

Document: PDF, Word, Power Point, Excel

Citation: Research Information Systems: RIS


Video: Quicktime: MOV, MP4; Flash Video: FLV; Windows: WMV

Audio: WMA; MP3

To view downloaded content you will need to have the appropriate software installed on your device:

Adobe PDF Reader

Adobe Flash Video

Quicktime Player

Windows Media Player

Microsoft Office - open source office suite alternatives: Apache Open Office, Libre Office, Oxygen Office


Reference Manager

Please click the relevant link below for help with downloading files to your computer:


Internet Explorer




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