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  • 1. Introduction to RefWorks Linda Galloway [email_address] Original presentation created by: Tom Keays [email_address]
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  • 4. Why Use RefWorks?
    • Accessible – store your references in a single place and access no matter where you are
    • Privacy – requires login to access your references
    • Widely supported – can import directly from many scholarly databases
    • Organization – sort your references into folders for better management and recall
    • Integration – create bibliographies and lists of cited works directly in the papers you are writing
    • Citation formats – apply the style required in your paper
  • 5. RefWorks Basic Training
    • Overview of RefWorks
    • Participants create their accounts
    • Participants add content to their database
    • RefWorks tools and tips
    • Advanced features
      • Write-n-Cite
      • Ref-Grab-it
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  • 9. By default, references are added to ‘Last Imported’ folder You can then create and move selected references into custom folders
  • 10. Before we get started… Questions? Pop-up Blockers (Open up a browser window)
  • 11. Let’s Create our Database!
    • Create a new account OR
    • Log in to an existing account
    • From Moon Library home page, choose ‘Shortcuts’ dropdown menu -> Citation Support and click on ‘ RefWorks ’ tab or
    • http://researchguides.library.syr.edu/refworks
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  • 19. Adding citations to RefWorks
    • Export citations from a database that includes a direct export feature
    • Import citations from a text file or by copying and pasting
    • Manually enter citations
  • 20. Adding content to your Database Option 1 - Export citations from a database that includes a direct export feature
    • Minimize RefWorks on your desktop
    • Open up the database
    • Scopus
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  • 24. Select references and “Output ”
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  • 28. Search for a book using the catalog
  • 29. Can refine search in the catalog (Discover) using facets Select a title, then ‘Export to RefWorks’
  • 30. Select a title, then ‘Export to RefWorks’
  • 31. Organize citations within Refworks
    • Creating and naming folders
    • Continuing to add citations to folders
      • Direct export
      • Text files
      • Manually
  • 32. Creating Folders
    • From the pull-down menu Folders select Create New Folder
    • Enter a name in New Folder Name ; click OK
  • 33. Putting References into Folders
    • Select desired references
    • Choose destination folder – choose
    • Put in Folder from drop-down menu
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  • 35. Adding content to your Database Option 2 - Import citations from a text file by copying and pasting SciFinder Scholar Web of Science (ESF)
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    • Export the citation from the database in plain text to a text editor like Notepad.
    • Select all text on the notepad page and copy it to the clipboard.
    • Open up RefWorks.  You will import into RefWorks.
    •   Choose ISI and the correct database, as shown above.
    • Select “import data from the following text” and paste the text file in there.
    • Import and you will be done.
  • 37. Editing & Viewing References
    • Correct errors/omissions in citations
    • Add notations or information to a citation
    • Attach full-text of articles to citations
  • 38. Correct errors Add attachment Add User Fields (at bottom)
  • 39. View Reference – Important additional content included Date you created RefWorks entry URL to full text
  • 40. View Reference – Important additional content included Full text of document you’ve attached Abstract Database Not all information available form
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    • Adding citations to RefWorks Option 3 - Manually enter citations
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  • 44. Advanced Features
    • Write-N-Cite
    • Ref-grab-it
  • 45. Write-N-Cite
    • Add references to a paper (Microsoft Word document)
    • Format the reference list using a citation style that you choose
    • If you have a previously installed version of Write-N-Cite, uninstall it and install the newest version.
    • Write-N-Cite III may be used offline – no internet connection required
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  • 50. To start RefWorks in Word 2007, select the Add-Ins tab
  • 51. To start RefWorks in Word 2003, select the icon
  • 52. You will be prompted to log in to your account…
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  • 71. To work offline, first Create/Update Offline Database
  • 72. Then simply select ‘Work Offline’ check box
  • 73. RefGrab-It
    • Add RefGrab-It “bookmarklet” to browser links toolbar
    • Use RefGrab-It to import webpages
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  • 85. Citation Support
    • http://researchguides.library.syr.edu/citation
      • Information on citation styles – APA, MLA, Turabian, etc.
    • Copyright and plagiarism – SU Academic Integrity Office
    • RefWorks login and help
      • also available from Moon Library Home Page
  • 86. Introduction to RefWorks Questions?