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Ref Works Training

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    Ref Works Training Ref Works Training Presentation Transcript

    • RefWorks Presented by Sarah Forbes [email_address]
    • Objectives for RefWorks Session
      • Create an Account
      • Access and login to RefWorks
      • Import citations
      • Navigate within RefWorks
      • Create a bibliography
    • What is RefWorks?
      • A web-based product where you can store bibliographic information. The bibliographic records reside on the web
      • All bibliographies are formatted in a particular style
      • The most common style in college and university is APA (American Psychological Association) & MLA (Modern Language Association)
    • How to find RefWorks
      • Guelph-Humber
      • Humber
    • How to create an account
      • EXPORT through a RefWorks link from one of the online databases
      • Manual input
      • IMPORT using a text file containing references from online databases – refer to the RefWorks (Help Section) on the GH Library and Learning Commons website: http://lib.guelphhumber.ca/research/refworks.html
      Three Ways to Insert Citations for your Bibliography into RefWorks
    • When exporting citations from databases to RefWorks remember to change the Internet browser settings to allow pop-ups!
      • Firefox
      • Go to Tools menu
      • Select Options
      • Select Content tab
      • Uncheck “block pop-up windows” option
      • Click “OK”
      • Internet Explorer
      • Go to Tools menu
      • Scroll down to “Pop-up blocker” option
      • Select “Turn off pop-up blocker”
    • Exporting citations from an EBSCO database
    • Exporting citations from a Proquest database 1. Mark the record 2. Export the record to RefWorks
    • Sign In Your group code can be found in the e-mail RefWorks sent when you set up your account GH group code: RWUGuelph Humber group code: RWHumberC
    • Go to the Folders menu to create a new folder to help organize your references Your reference will automatically be sent to the ‘Last Imported Folder’
    • You can also edit the reference to add/correct information that was exported to the database Remember to select the reference before moving it into your folder
    • Manual Input
    • Additional RefWorks Help http://lib.guelphhumber.ca/research/refworks.html
    • Creating the Bibliography Remember to select the reference before moving it into your folder Remember to always double check your bibliography -
    • Always double-check the formatting! What’s wrong with this reference?
    • Another Useful Citation Tool: Write-N-Cite
      • Download Write-N-Cite onto your computer
      • Open your Word document and click on Add-Ins tab to access Write-N-Cite
    • Need more help…
      • Just ask!!!
      • University of Guelph-Humber Learning Commons Desk
      • Humber Library 3rd Floor Reference Desk
      • E-mail sarah.forbes@guelphhumber.ca