PMID to BibTeX converter

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


How to convert PubMed IDs to a BibTeX file online

Follow these easy steps to convert PubMed IDs into a BibTeX file with the BibTeX format converter:

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

Frequently Asked Questions about our bibliographic format converter

How does the PMID to BibTeX converter work?

The PMID to BibTeX 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 PubMed ID?

A PubMed ID (PMID) is a unique number consisting if 1 to 8 digits assigned to every record in the PubMed database. A PMID number can be found at the bottom left of a PubMed record. Also, multiple reference styles mandate the placement of the PMID near the end of the citation.

What is a BibTeX file?

A BibTeX file contains bibliographic data in BibTeX format and usually has the file extension *.bib. A BibTeX file can be viewed and edited using plain text editors, and many reference management programs support both the import and export of files in BibTeX format.