BibDesk Searching External Databases

With BibDesk, you can search the NCBI's Entrez set of databases, the catalogs at many research libraries using the z39.50 protocol, the Web of Knowledge, and the DBLP Computer Science Bibliography.

To search these databases, select "New Search Group" from the "Searches" menu and select the desired search from the menu that appears.

Syntax for Z39.50 Searching  
Syntax for Entrez Searching  
Syntax for WOK Searching