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  • 1. REFWORKS Presented and compiled by Jen Eidelman http://www.lib.uct.ac.za/ Email: jen.eidelman@uct.ac.za
  • 2. What about importing files from online database services that don’t have a direct import to RefWorks? No Problem! We will use the NCBI database to show you how to import text files.
  • 3. http://www.lib.uct.ac.za From Electronic Resources choose Databases Importing text files
  • 4. Importing text files Choose PubMed from the database list
  • 5. Importing text files Secondly, click ‘Search’ First conduct a search in the search box. As an example, use the terms: biological invasions AND marine ecosystems
  • 6. Importing text files 1. Choose the article you wish to import
  • 7. Importing text files
    • Click on the down arrow next to Send to:
    2. Choose File 3. Under Format choose MEDLINE 4. Click on Create File
  • 8. Importing text files Choose Save File and then OK
  • 9. Importing text files The file is a text file (.txt)
    • Choose File and ‘Save as’
    • Name and Save the file as a .txt file.
    • Close the file.
  • 10. Importing text files Go to RefWorks and Choose ‘Import’ in the ‘References’ toolbar.
  • 11. Importing text files In the Data Source Field choose NLM PubMed In the Database Field choose PubMed
  • 12. Importing text files Click ‘Browse’ to find the text file that you saved previously
  • 13. Importing text files Choose the file you saved previously and then click ‘Open’
  • 14. Importing text files Click ‘Import’ The file has been added here
  • 15. Importing text files Click ‘Import’ Alternatively, open the text file – select all the text and then copy it into the ‘From Text’ box. Choose ‘Import’
  • 16. Importing text files Choose View last imported folder
  • 17. Importing text files The information has been added to RefWorks