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This slide tutorial shows you steps on how to use the RefWorks 2.0 feature RefGrab-It, a tool used to capture website citation information.

This slide tutorial shows you steps on how to use the RefWorks 2.0 feature RefGrab-It, a tool used to capture website citation information.

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  • 1. EASTERN UNIVERSITY Warner Memorial Library Tutorials
  • 2. Adding citations from websites (RefGrab-It)
  • 3. RefWorks offers a tool called RefGrab-It to help you capture website information to use as a citation
  • 4. NOTE: Accessing the NEW Display • Once you log into your account, in the top right corner is a link for the new RefWorks- RefWorks 2.0 • Click on it to start using the new display • RefWorks remembers which version (Classic or 2.0) you selected and will load that verison in future logins • To switch back to the Classic version, click on the RefWorks Classic link in the upper right corner
  • 5. Using RefGrab-It • From the RefWorks menu, select Tools > RefGrab-It
  • 6. Using RefGrab-It • Follow the installation instructions for the RefGrab-It bookmarklet that are appropriate for your preferred browser.
  • 7. Using RefGrab-It • Find a website that contains information you wish to cite. • Example: New York Times “Technology” page http://www.nytimes.com
  • 8. Using RefGrab-It • Click on the RefGrab-It bookmarklet that you recently installed. • RefWorks should have opened a new window that displays citation information for the website.
  • 9. Using RefGrab-It • Click on the Import to RefWorks button to add the information to your RefWorks account.
  • 10. Using RefGrab-It • RefWorks should open a new window with a confirmation message reporting your successful citation import.
  • 11. Using RefGrab-It • To view a brief entry of your citation, click on the View Last Imported button.
  • 12. Using RefGrab-It • To view specific details of your citation, click on the small magnifying glass icon.
  • 13. Questions? Problems? • Contact Andrea Reed (Media & Digital Services Librarian) with all your RefWorks questions ▫ Phone: 610.225.5004 ▫ Email: areed@eastern.edu