Transcript of "Refworks: Taking the Drama out of Writing"
Taking the Drama out of Writing<br />
Refworksallows you to . . .<br />Create a personal database online <br />Store an unlimited number of records<br />Access from any computer linked to the Internet. <br />No downloading software or installation required. <br />Import references automatically from multiple databases<br />Organize & manage references <br />Sort file, and find references quickly<br />Share references <br />Easy collaboration with other researchers<br />Format bibliographies and manuscripts in seconds <br />
UofC Users: Group Code<br /><ul><li>Go to: refworks.ucalgary.ca
Once group code is retrieved, click “Login to Refworks”</li></ul>Step 2<br />Step 1<br />
Create an Account<br />Go to red login box on left-hand side – NOTthe yellow box in the middle of the screen<br />Click Sign up for an Individual Account<br />Create a unique username and password (does not have to be associated with your UofC IT account)<br />
Direct Export from Google Scholar<br />Make sure cookies are enabled to allow setting of preferences in Google Scholar<br />From the Google Scholar search screen click on Scholar Preferences.<br />At the bottom of the screen, in the Bibliography Manager area, select Reforks in the pull-down menu<br />Save your preference.<br />Search results will now display an “Export to RefWorks link”<br />
Importing References: Direct Export from EBSCOHost<br />After selecting the EBSCO database(s) you wish to search, conduct a search.<br />Select several records to import by clicking on the “Add To Folder” link on the bottom of the records you wish to add.<br />Click on the “Folder,” which is located either at the very top of the screen or on the right-hand side.<br />Click on Export (white paper with green arrow).<br />Select Direct Export to RefWorks.<br />Click the Save button.<br />Your records should be imported into your Last Imported Folder in RefWorks.<br />
EBSCO <br />Search in EBSCO<br />Click “Add to Folder”<br />View folder (top of screen)<br />Select all<br />Export<br />Add to folder<br />Export<br />
Importing from: ProQuest<br />After selecting the ProQuest database(s) you wish to search, conduct a search.<br />Select records to import by clicking on the empty box next to citation<br />Click on “Export” at the top of the search results.<br />Select Export Directly to Refworks.<br />Once logged in, your records will be imported into your Last Imported Folder in RefWorks.<br />
ProQuest<br />2. Export<br />1. Select<br />3. Direct Export<br />
Importing from Online Databases<br />Go to Refworks Help<br />Click “Getting References Into Your Account”<br />Click “ Importing From Online Data Vendors”<br />OR Go To:<br />http://refworks.scholarsportal.info/Refworks/help/Exporting_from_Data_Services_and_Importing_into_RefWorks.htm<br />
RefShare<br /><ul><li>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
Allow easy transfer of information between RefWorks databases
Providesremote access to research and collaboration globally</li></ul>Who needs RefShare?<br /><ul><li>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</li></li></ul><li>Write – N – Cite <br /><ul><li>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
allows you to work on a paper and format a bibliography offline -- no internet connection needed.</li></ul>Write-N-Cite III System Requirements<br />• Windows XP or later (including VISTA)<br />• 64 MB of RAM<br />• 1.5 MB of available hard-disk space<br />• Internet connectivity<br />• Internet Explorer 6 or higher<br />• Microsoft® Word 2003 or later.<br />
Refworks Classes: Information Commons Classroom B<br />Registration Required:<br />Refworks.ucalgary.ca <br />To see all classes offered by the University of Calgary Library: <br />http://library.ucalgary.ca/icinstruct<br />
Find more information on Refworks at: <br />Refworks.ucalgary.ca<br />Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org<br />
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