For more assistance with Elements, consult the following Screenshot guides.

Claiming and Rejecting Publications

This detailed guide shows how to claim and reject publications in CU Boulder Elements that come in through the automated data sources.

Add a journal article

Screenshot guide to using the built-in DOI search in CU Boulder Elements to add journal articles not found by the automated searches.

Add a book

Screenshot guide to using the built-in Google Books search in CU Boulder Elements to add books not found by the automated searches. Beginning in 2017, Creative Works Books can be added to the "Books" type in CUBE.  Faculty will be able to select the appropriate Creative Works FRPA code for any books added to the Books type.

Add a book chapter

Screenshot guide to using the built-in Google Books search in Elements to start adding book chapters to CU Boulder Elements.

Exporting publication information from Elements

For use with funding requirements, you can download your publications from Elements in these formats in BibTeX or .RIS formats.  This guide will walk you through exporting one or more publications for use in other programs such as funder systems (e.g.NIH My Bibliography) or other citation management tools.

For more assistance, please email Matt Ramey at