RefWorks LLS

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Brief presentation on RefWorks for a Lifelong Learning Society class at FAU.

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  • Remember sitting in the library, thumbing through the card catalog, looking up articles in the print indexes, and handwriting your bibliography cards?
  • Today’s student uses a computer for nearly all of it now. They use our online catalog & databases, type their papers, and with RefWorks, whip up their bibliography in a matter of seconds.
  • (What is RefWorks?) RefWorks is an online research management and bibliography creator service. Students can collect references as they perform their research, and generate a bibliography when they’ve finished typing their paper.
  • Here’s how you access RefWorks: Click Indexes/Databases on the homepage, then go to R, and then scroll down to RefWorks
  • Here’s how you access RefWorks: Click Indexes/Databases on the homepage, then go to R, and then scroll down to RefWorks
  • Here’s how you access RefWorks: Click Indexes/Databases on the homepage, then go to R, and then scroll down to RefWorks
  • Here’s where you log in, or set up your account.
  • Once you’ve logged in, you’ll be brought to the main screen. If you’ve added any references, they’ll show here.
  • Once you’ve logged in, you’ll be brought to the main screen. If you’ve added any references, they’ll show here.
  • Let’s search for research articles on dating & sexuality in your (golden?) years…
  • Mark the records you like, then hit the RefWorks button
  • Mark the records you like, then hit the RefWorks button
  • Mark the records you like, then hit the RefWorks button
  • Look, our chosen references have been exported into our RefWorks account!
  • RefWorks LLS

    1. 1. www.fau.edu/library<br />
    2. 2. By Rachael Cathcart<br />By Rachael Cathcart<br />
    3. 3. Remember This?<br />
    4. 4. Welcome To…<br />Welcome to…<br />
    5. 5.
    6. 6. How do I access ?<br />http://www.fau.edu/library<br />
    7. 7. How do I access ?<br />http://www.fau.edu/library<br />
    8. 8. How do I access ?<br />http://www.fau.edu/library<br />Scroll down and click on RefWorks…<br />
    9. 9. Log Into <br />
    10. 10. Navigating<br />
    11. 11. Navigating<br />Let’s create a folder on our research topic…<br />
    12. 12. Exporting With<br />Let’s search for some articles on dating & sexuality…<br />
    13. 13. Exporting With<br />Exporting With<br />Our search results…<br />
    14. 14. Exporting With<br />Exporting With<br />Confirm export of 3 records…<br />
    15. 15. Exporting With<br />Exporting With<br />Success!<br />
    16. 16. Exporting With<br />Exporting With<br />Here are our 3 imported references…<br />
    17. 17. Bibliographies<br />Now let’s create our bibliography in APA format…<br />
    18. 18. Bibliographies<br />Bibliographies<br />Voila! Our bibliography is complete!<br />
    19. 19. & Beyond<br />Easily generate your in-text citations with Write-N-Cite! <br />
    20. 20. & Beyond<br />
    21. 21. & Beyond<br />Open Source (Free) Alternatives[*Note: Results may vary]<br />
    22. 22. In summary, RefWorks will…<br />Organize your references in one easy-to-find place<br />Create your bibliography & in-text citations with a mouse click<br />Cite your references in one of hundreds of styles<br />Need Help with RefWorks?<br />Ask A Librarian!<br />Phone: 561-297-3785 / Email: lyref@fau.edu<br />Text: 66746 (start with ‘faulib’)<br />Chat: http://www.library.fau.edu/depts/ref/askpol.htm<br />

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