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Refworks intro

  1. 1. RefWorks Workshop Samuel Ncoyini Faculty Librarian: Business and Informatics & Design20 September 2012 – L4 Training Room, CPUT Libraries, Cape Town Campus
  2. 2. Outline What is RefWorks? Accessing RefWorks Creating a new account Creating a new folder Adding a new reference Importing references from:  Database  Library Catalogue  Google scholar Downloading and using Write-N-Cite Creating a bibliography
  3. 3. What is RefWorks? RefWorks is a Web Based Bibliographic Management Software and generates formatted reference lists and/or bibliographies. With RefWorks you can:  Import references from online databases  Organize references into various topic folders  Insert references in various citation style formats, including Harvard into your research paper
  4. 4. Accessing RefWorksAccessing RefWorks Off-Campus Click “R” to locate RefWorks Click “Databases” OR Click “RefWorks” Click “RefWorks”
  5. 5. Creating a new account To create a new account, click “Sign Up for a New Account” Fill in the required information and click “Next” Click “Create Account”
  6. 6. Creating a new folder Click here to create a new folder Name the folder
  7. 7. Add a new reference Click “References” Select the applicable and select “Add New” referencing style and reference type and add the required information on the fields
  8. 8. Importing References Select “Journals” and enter your keywords in the boxes and click “Search”
  9. 9. Retrieved 22392 results, browse and select relevant articles Add the selected itemsClick “Marked lists” to to the marked list by view the selected clicking “Go” tab. articles
  10. 10. ...from Emerald 1. Click “Select” to view the list 2. Select the articles by checking the boxes 3. Click “Export to RefWorks”
  11. 11. ...to RefWorks Select the references by clicking “All in list” and select your folder Click “View Last Imported Folder”
  12. 12. Searching EBSCOHost Select the relevant databases and click “Continue”
  13. 13. Searching EBSCOHost Enter your keywords in the boxes and click “Search”
  14. 14. Searching EBSCOHost Select the relevant articles by clicking on “Add to folder,” then click “Folder View”
  15. 15. Exporting References 1. Click “Select” to select all the references 2. Click “Export”
  16. 16. Exporting References Select “Direct Export to RefWorks” and click “Save”
  17. 17. References from Online Catalogue Select CPUT Online Catalogue Click “Search” and select “OnlineCatalogue or Database” Select “Advanced Search” Select “Any Field” and enter your keywords in the boxes and click “Search”
  18. 18. Selecting References Select relevant books and click “Import”
  19. 19. Downloading Write-N-Cite Go to “Tools” and click “Write-N-Cite” Click “Previous Versions” and click “Download”
  20. 20. Click “Save” Click “Run” Select “Current User” then click “OK” Click “Next”
  21. 21. Click “Next” Click “Next”Select the 1st option and Then click “Finish” click “Next”
  22. 22. 2. Log-in using your student number and network password 1.Open Write-N-Cite bydouble clicking on this icon on the Desktop
  23. 23. Click “Load it” to link yourdocument / assignment to Write-N-Cite
  24. 24. Queries & Appointments: NcoyiniS@cput.ac.za Contacts: Samuel (021 959-6029)

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