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RefWorks will accept all types of data (webpage, newspaper article, section of a book, DVD and many other types as well In this section we will learn how to enter data manually .
Manual entry of data We will use the following reference as an example and enter the data manually in RefWorks: Title: How to succeed in your master’s and doctoral studies : a South African guide and resource book. Author: Johann Mouton Publisher: Van Schaik Place of Publication: Pretoria Publication date: 2001 ISBN: 062702484X
Manual entry of data Select ‘References’ from the toolbar menu Choose ‘Add New’
Manual entry of data Select your output style in the box that says “View fields used by:” You can specify into which folder you wish to save the reference. Choose the type of reference here. Choose “Source Type” (either print or electronic). This reflects what you are citing (not necessarily where you got the reference information). Choose the language that the reference is in.
Manual entry of data The Attachment feature allows you to upload files related to your reference. You can only attach files AFTER you have saved the reference, so we will come back to this field once we have finished adding our reference details.
Manual entry of data Remember after you select a “Reference Type” the fields will change to display only those relevant to that reference type.
Manual entry of data After you enter a reference manually and click the ‘Save Reference’ button, you are immediately brought into the Edit mode in case you need to make any corrections or add any attachments. The attachment is displayed here Let’s ATTACH a file – you attach files one at a time much like attaching a file in email. After browsing for the file you click on “Add attachment” in RefWorks.
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