Generating Bibliographies in RefWorks 2.0


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Generating Bibliographies in RefWorks 2.0

  1. 1. Kay Cunningham, Library DirectorPlough Memorial LibraryChristian Brothers University<br />Fall 2010<br />Getting Started with RefWorks at CBU: Generating Bibliographies in RefWorks 2.0<br />
  2. 2. RefWorks is…<br />Bibliographic Citation Manager<br />Web-based<br />Useful for <br />Collecting references<br />Organizing research<br />Creating bibliographies<br />Collaborating with others<br />Available to CBU<br />Students<br />Faculty<br />Staff<br />Alumni<br />
  3. 3. Bibliographies<br />The ability to create bibliographies is one of the most attractive features of RefWorks and probably the main reason you are interested in using it<br />You have to have a database, that is, you have to have imported references into RefWorks to be able to make a bibliography, however<br />See the handout, Registering for an Account and Setting up a Database, for details<br />
  4. 4. Create Bibliography<br />
  5. 5. Choose Your Output Style<br />The most popular styles for bibliographies appear in the Output Style list in the “Create Bibliographies” window.<br />Note: If you use additional styles found in the Output Style Manager, they will automatically float to the top of your list.<br />
  6. 6. Output Style Manager<br />Use the Output Style Manager to select from the hundreds of other styles available.<br />Highlight the Style you want, then click the forward arrow to send it to the Favorites list.<br />You can also remove Styles from your personal Favorites list (The CBU Favorites are controlled by the RefWorks administrator for campus).<br />
  7. 7. 2 Methods of Selecting References to Appear in a Bibliography<br />
  8. 8. Create Bibliographies Using Folders<br /><ul><li>You can make any number of folders; these can be devoted to
  9. 9. Specific Assignments
  10. 10. Courses
  11. 11. Chapters in a thesis
  12. 12. Topics of interest
  13. 13. The same reference can be assigned to any number of folders
  14. 14. Choose a folders to generate a bibliography quickly</li></ul>Note: be careful to remove duplicates or you could get multiple references to the same work in a single bibliography.<br />
  15. 15. Create Bibliographies using “My List”<br />Select the items you want to appear in the bibliography<br />Go to the Folders dropdown and put them in “My List”<br />Create the bibliography, choosing “My List” when prompted<br />
  16. 16. Special Feature - Using the Print Icon to Generate a Bibliography<br />If you use the RefWorks Print command instead of “Create Bibliography,” you can control the order the references—alphabetic by author, in ascending or descending order of publication, etc. The Print command works with “My List” and with folders.<br />[When you use “Create Bibliography,” RefWorks follows the rules of the style in generating order.]<br />
  17. 17. Completed Bibliography<br />NOTE:Depending on your browser, you may be prompted to download your file before opening it.<br />
  18. 18. Getting Started with RefWorks at CBU: Making Bibliographies<br />See other handouts on:<br />Collaborating with RefShare<br />Customizing Your Account<br />Registering for an Account and Setting Up a Database<br />Searching with RefWorks<br />Working with Folders<br />Write N Cite<br />