Refworks: Taking the Drama out of WritingPresentation Transcript
Taking the Drama out of Writing
Refworksallows you to . . . Create a personal database online Store an unlimited number of records Access from any computer linked to the Internet. No downloading software or installation required. Import references automatically from multiple databases Organize & manage references Sort file, and find references quickly Share references Easy collaboration with other researchers Format bibliographies and manuscripts in seconds
UofC Users: Group Code
Go to: refworks.ucalgary.ca
Click link to “Get the Group Code”
Login with your IT Username and password
Once group code is retrieved, click “Login to Refworks”
Step 2 Step 1
Create an Account Go to red login box on left-hand side – NOTthe yellow box in the middle of the screen Click Sign up for an Individual Account Create a unique username and password (does not have to be associated with your UofC IT account)
Direct Export: Online Data Vendors
Direct Export from Google Scholar Make sure cookies are enabled to allow setting of preferences in Google Scholar From the Google Scholar search screen click on Scholar Preferences. At the bottom of the screen, in the Bibliography Manager area, select Reforks in the pull-down menu Save your preference. Search results will now display an “Export to RefWorks link”
Importing References: Direct Export from EBSCOHost After selecting the EBSCO database(s) you wish to search, conduct a search. Select several records to import by clicking on the “Add To Folder” link on the bottom of the records you wish to add. Click on the “Folder,” which is located either at the very top of the screen or on the right-hand side. Click on Export (white paper with green arrow). Select Direct Export to RefWorks. Click the Save button. Your records should be imported into your Last Imported Folder in RefWorks.
EBSCO Search in EBSCO Click “Add to Folder” View folder (top of screen) Select all Export Add to folder Export
EBSCO (continued) Select “Direct Export to Refworks” Save Save Export
Importing from: ProQuest After selecting the ProQuest database(s) you wish to search, conduct a search. Select records to import by clicking on the empty box next to citation Click on “Export” at the top of the search results. Select Export Directly to Refworks. Once logged in, your records will be imported into your Last Imported Folder in RefWorks.
ProQuest 2. Export 1. Select 3. Direct Export
Importing from Online Databases Go to Refworks Help Click “Getting References Into Your Account” Click “ Importing From Online Data Vendors” OR Go To: http://refworks.scholarsportal.info/Refworks/help/Exporting_from_Data_Services_and_Importing_into_RefWorks.htm
Provides users with a quick and easy way to share their database (or folders),enhancing collaborative research.
Eases the stress of group work with access to all references
Provides a collaborative research environment using the capabilities of easily accessible data via the Internet
Seamless sharing and exchange of information
Allow easy transfer of information between RefWorks databases
Providesremote access to research and collaboration globally
Who needs RefShare?
Faculty – post annotated class syllabi, reading lists, background research; post published articles
Researchers – disseminate research results; collaborate on research
Students – access class lists, research, course requirements
Write – N – Cite
Small download fits into Word 2007’s “Add-Inns” tab
Cite references in a manuscript with the click of a button.
Generates both in-text citations and bibliography
Thousands of Citation styles
Features single document formatting
allows you to work on a paper and format a bibliography offline -- no internet connection needed.
Write-N-Cite III System Requirements • Windows XP or later (including VISTA) • 64 MB of RAM • 1.5 MB of available hard-disk space • Internet connectivity • Internet Explorer 6 or higher • Microsoft® Word 2003 or later.
Training Refworks Webinars: http://refworks.com/content/webinars/default.asp University of Calgary Refworks Instruction Sessions: http://library.ucalgary.ca/icinstruct Refworks Online Tutorials http://www.refworks.com/tutorial/ Contact: Abigail Colucciakcolucc@ucalgary.ca
Refworks Classes: Information Commons Classroom B Registration Required: Refworks.ucalgary.ca To see all classes offered by the University of Calgary Library: http://library.ucalgary.ca/icinstruct
Find more information on Refworks at: Refworks.ucalgary.ca Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org