Refworks for SILS Students

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I gave a guest lecture at UNC SILS on Refworks. Along with the normal how-tos, I tried to talk about some frequently asked questions I get from patrons regarding Refworks.

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  • 1. RefWorks Fundamentals for SILS Students
    Lisa Philpotts
    Instructional Assistant
    UNC Health Sciences Library
    lphilpot@email.unc.edu
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  • 2. What You’ll Learn
    2
    What is RefWorks?
    Accessing RefWorks through UNC’s library website
    Creating an account and logging in
    Navigating the RefWorks interface
    Creating references
    From Databases and the UNC Catalog
    Ref Grab-It
    Using RefWorks Search – UNC Catalog
    Organizing references (folders)
    Quick Search
    Creating a bibliography for your paper
    Creating inline citations in your paper – Write-N-Cite
  • 3. Boring! I know all of that already!
    3
  • 4. What can you do with RefWorks?
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    Create a personal database of references
    Import references from many content sources (catalogs, journals, databases, etc.)
    Organize references
    Generate bibliographies in a variety of formats (e.g. APA, MLA)
    Generate inline citations
  • 5. What is RefWorks?
    5
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    Bibliography
    UNC Catalog
    RefWorks
    ref1
    ref2
    ref3
    ref4
    Library Quarterly
    EBSCO
    CSA Illumina
    Wilson Web
    Google Scholar
    PubMed
    Bibliography & Inline Citations
    Library of Congress
  • 6. How Can RefWorks Help You?
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    MLA 6th edition - Book Citation
    Dondis, Donis A. A Primer of Visual Literacy. Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press [1973].
    Burmark, Lynell, 1946-. Visual Literacy : Learn to See, See to Learn. Alexandria, Va. : Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, c2002.
    Teaching Visual Literacy : Using Comic Books, Graphic Novels, Anime, Cartoons, and More to Develop Comprehension and Thinking Skills. Ed. Douglas Fisher Nancy Frey editors., Douglas Fisher, and Nancy Frey. Thousand Oaks, CA : Corwin Press, c2008.
    APA 5th edition - Book Citation
    Dondis, D. A. A primer of visual literacy Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press [1973].
    Burmark, L., 1946-. Visual literacy : Learn to see, see to learn Alexandria, Va. : Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, c2002.
    Teaching visual literacy : Using comic books, graphic novels, anime, cartoons, and more to develop comprehension and thinking skills In Nancy Frey D. F.,editors., Fisher D. and Frey N. (Eds.), Thousand Oaks, CA : Corwin Press, c2008.
  • 7. Sweet! I can sit back and let Refworks do the work!
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  • 8. Let’s get started!
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  • 9. 1. Accessing RefWorks Through UNC Library Website
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    http://www.lib.unc.edu/=> select Writing & Citing
  • 10. Self-Directed Study
    10
    http://wp.me/psIfS-2c
    Worksheet with examples to work through
    Lecture summaryfrom today
  • 11. Getting Started and Help
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    Quick Reference Guide
    Online Tutorials
    RefWorks Online Help
    RefWorks Support
    Through UNC
    Schedule a consult
    Through Refworks:
    Phone: 1-775-327-4105
    E-mail: support@refworks.com
  • 12. References and Acknowledgments
    12
    Powerpoint and handouts adapted from originals by Lisa Speaker
    All images courtesy of Microsoft