3 ref works 2.0 importing text files

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3 ref works 2.0 importing text files

  1. 1. REFWORKSPresented and compiled by Jen Eidelman http://www.lib.uct.ac.za/ Email: jen.eidelman@uct.ac.za
  2. 2. What about importingfiles from online databaseservices 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. 3. Importing text files http://www.lib.uct.ac.za From ‘Search & Find’ choose Databases
  4. 4. Importing text filesChoose PubMed from the database list
  5. 5. Importing text files First conduct a search in the search box. As an example, use the terms: biological invasions AND marine ecosystems Secondly, click ‘Search’
  6. 6. Importing text files 1. Choose the article you wish to import
  7. 7. Importing text files 1. Click on the down arrow next to Send to: 2. Choose File 3. Under Format choose MEDLINE 4. Click on Create File
  8. 8. Importing text filesChoose SaveFile and thenOK
  9. 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. 10. Importing text files Go to RefWorks and Choose ‘Import’ in the ‘References’ toolbar.
  11. 11. Importing text filesIn the Data Source Field choose NLM PubMedIn the Database Field choose PubMed
  12. 12. Importing text files Click ‘Browse’ to find the text file that you saved previously
  13. 13. Importing text files Choose the file you saved previously and then click ‘Open’
  14. 14. Importing text files The file has been added here Click ‘Import’
  15. 15. Importing text filesAlternatively, open the textfile – select all the text andthen copy it into the ‘From ‘Import’ ClickText’ box. Choose ‘Import’
  16. 16. Importing text files Choose View last imported folder
  17. 17. Importing text filesThe information has been added toRefWorks

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