Ref Works - an introduction

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  • Who are you?What are the particular challenges of your research in relation to the research you have been doing?What do you would like to get out of this session?
  • 1. “I keep six honest serving-men who taught me all I knew. Their names are What and Why and When and How and Where and Who”. (Rudyard Kipling)2. such as currency, authority, objectivity, relevance & intentPROMPTProvenence - WhoRelevance - WhyObjectivityMethod - HowPresentation HowTiming – When3.Zetoc, RSS feeds, bookmarking4. Bibliographic Management software or manual card handiling5. Ethics
  • RefWorks is designed to support research in virtually any kind of research organization—from academia and corporations to government agencies and medical facilities. In a world of e-research, there are more data sources available than ever, which means researchers need highly efficient ways to gather, digest, organize and share vast amounts of information easily. With RefWorks, not only can you give them the tools they need to do just that, we also give you a solution designed to be hassle-free for you and your researchers.
  • Ref Works - an introduction

    1. 1. Bibliographic Management: RefWorks<br />NazlinBhimani<br />School Liaison Manager<br />(EIS & iWBL)<br />
    2. 2. Learning Outcomes <br />By then end of the session you will be able to use the bibliographic software package RefWorks<br />By the end of the session you will take away with you a folder of your search results and the beginnings of a bibliography<br />As a result of this session, you will be able to synthesize a range of research skills in order to become a more effective research practitioner<br />
    3. 3. Research<br />Discovering/finding information<br />Finding formation using appropriate searching methods once you have fine-tuned your question<br />Evaluating results<br />Applying evaluation criteria to search results<br />Keeping current<br />Setting up email alerts from Zetoc, Delicious bookmarks, RSS etc<br />Managing your information<br /> Using 3X5 cards or software (subscribed or free)<br />Ethics in Using Research Information<br />6. Publishing/Disseminating your Research<br />
    4. 4. What is RefWorks?<br /><ul><li>“RefWorksis an online research management, writing and collaboration tool”.
    5. 5. It is designed to help researchers gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies”.</li></li></ul><li>3 Steps to using RefWorks<br />Step 1: Creating Your Personal Database<br />Importing data directly from Google Scholar<br />Importing data from the Library Catalogue within RefWorks<br />Importing data from online databases<br />Adding references manually<br />Using RefGrab it to import URL and access dates<br />Step 2: Writing your paper using Refernces from your database<br />Using Write-N-Cite and Using OneLine/Cite CiteView<br />Using One Line/Cite View<br />Step 3: Creating Your Bibliography<br />From your reference list<br />From your paper<br />
    6. 6. Accessing RefWorks<br />Go to Learning Resources (www.lr.mdx.ac.uk)<br />Go to ‘Electronic Resources’<br />Select ‘Databases’<br />Go to ‘R’ and select ‘RefWorks’ which is an Athens authenticated resource<br /> The first time you use RefWorks, you will be asked to register. If you are prompted for a Group Code, the code for Middlesex University is RWMiddlesexU<br />5. Once you have registered, you are ready to use RefWorks<br />
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