RefWorks Basics

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An introduction to RefWorks, including: creating an account, importing references from databases, viewing & organizing references, and creating bibliographies.

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  • “citation manager”Webapp – online access
  • A toolMakes the research process easier, saves timeBy doing these things
  • A toolMakes the research process easier, saves timeBy doing these things
  • note that you must be logged in or will be prompted to log in to RefWorks.
  • note that you must be logged in or will be prompted to log in to RefWorks.
  • note that you must be logged in or will be prompted to log in to RefWorks.
  • Let’s try to create some folders
  • Let’s try to create some folders
  • RefWorks Basics

    1. 1. The Park Library<br />http://parklibrary.jomc.unc.edu/<br />jomcparklib@unc.edu<br />(919) 843-8299<br />Adam Rogers<br />adamr@email.unc.edu<br />
    2. 2. Why ?<br />Organize & Keep Track of Resources<br />
    3. 3. Why ?<br />Easy Bibliographies<br />
    4. 4. Why<br />?<br />A: it plays nice<br /> with others<br />
    5. 5. Creating a Account<br /> Start here: http://parklibrary.jomc.unc.edu<br />and find this:<br />Sign up here:<br />Note: This is not<br />an ONYEN login.<br />
    6. 6. Now that you have an account,Let’s find some resources…<br />Again, start at parklibrary.jomc.unc.edu<br />and choose Academic Search Premier<br />
    7. 7. Importing References<br />from Academic Search Premier<br />Step 1<br />Find the citation page of the article you want to import. (example at left)<br />Click on this icon, which will allow you to save the reference.<br />
    8. 8. Importing References<br />from Academic Search Premier<br />Step 2<br />Choose RefWorks from the menu and click Save.<br />Note: You can also use the database’s “folder” function to export multiple references to RefWorks at once.<br />
    9. 9. Importing References<br />Step 3<br />You will see this screen when you have imported a reference into RefWorks. <br />Click “View Last Imported Folder” to see your reference.<br />
    10. 10. Folders in <br /><ul><li> Folders help you to organize references, making it easier to keep all in one place.
    11. 11. Try making folders for topics, classes, or assignments.</li></li></ul><li>Folders in <br /><ul><li> Here’s where you can see which folder a reference is in
    12. 12. Note that references can be in multiple folders</li></li></ul><li>Bibliographies<br />Step 1<br />Get started by choosing Bibliography from the top menu.<br />Step 2<br />Next, pick your preferred Output Style, e.g. APA or Chicago.<br />
    13. 13. Bibliographies<br />Step 3<br />Pick which References to Include, usually from the folder for the paper/project you are working on.<br />Step 4<br />Click to finish making your bibliography.<br />
    14. 14. Bibliographies<br /><ul><li> RefWorks will create a list like the one below, which you can easily copy and paste into your paper.
    15. 15. Be sure to check for errors! The list is made automatically; it’s not perfect but will probably save you a lot of time.</li></li></ul><li>Access from<br />http://parklibrary.jomc.unc.edu<br />If you need help with RefWorks, or have other questions about research…<br />Contact the Park Library:<br />919.843.8299<br />jomcparklib@unc.edu<br />JoMCParkLib<br />

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