Add to / edit multiple citations

Manuscripts allows you to create citations with multiple citation items.

To cite multiple sources

  1. Place the text insertion caret next to the citation you want to append to.
  2. Bring up your citation tool of choice (either the in-app citation tool or Magic Citations).
  3. Choose the items you want to cite and enter them. In case of Magic Citations, you can simply search again after having pressed Enter to filter items for a multiple citation.

Insert multiple citation with the in-app citation tool


To add sources to an existing citation

  1. Place the text insertion caret next to the citation you want to append to (either before or after it will both work).
  2. Bring up your citation tool of choice (either the in-app citation tool or Magic Citations).
  3. Insert the citation, and it appears at the end of the existing citation.

Append to citation


Add a source to an existing citation

  1. Place the text insertion caret next to the citation you want to append to.
  2. Bring up your citation tool of choice (either the in-app citation tool or Magic Citations).
  3. Insert the citation, and it appears at the end of the existing citation.

To edit (and remove from) a citation with multiple sources

To edit a citation with multiple entries, right-click the citation and use the left and right arrow buttons to navigate between items, and the “Delete” button to drop any unwanted sources.

Modify citation with multiple sources