DOI to RIS converter

Do you have DOIs, which you want to convert to a RIS file? Just upload or paste your DOIs below and click Convert.

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How to convert DOIs to a RIS file online

Follow these easy steps to turn DOIs into a RIS file with the Paperpile format converter:

  1. Click the Choose DOI file button above, drag and drop a file into the drop zone or copy and paste the content of your DOIs into the area above.
  2. Select the desired output format (RIS).
  3. Click Convert.
  4. Download your new RIS file.

Frequently Asked Questions about our bibliographic format converter

How does the Paperpile DOI to RIS converter work?

The DOI to RIS online converter uses the same technology that powers the Paperpile reference management app. Your input is parsed, matched against Paperpile's own bibliographic database, and finally converted to your format of choice. All input and output data is deleted 24h after job completion.

What is a DOI?

DOI stands for Digital Object Identifier, a unique ID that corresponds to an electronic document such as an electronic journal article. Some citation styles include the DOI at the end of the citation.

What is a RIS file?

A RIS file) is a bibliographic citation file with a file extension of .ris, a format developed by the Research Information Systems (RIS). A RIS file typically contains information such as title, author, publication date, keywords, publisher, issue number as well as the start and end page. Data in a RIS file are arranged as a series of lines defined by two-character codes and a corresponding value e.g. "PY - 2020" which refers to 2020 as the year of publication. RIS files are used for the exchange of citation information and can be viewed and edited using text editors.