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RefWorks is web-based software for organizing your literature citations and formatting your paper's references & bibliographies, such as in APA style.

RefWorks is web-based software for organizing your literature citations and formatting your paper's references & bibliographies, such as in APA style.

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  • Using To Manage Your Literature Pat Redman Taubman Medical Library Health Sciences Libraries © 2007 Regents of the University of Michigan. All rights reserved.
  • What is RefWorks?
    • Database software
    • ….provided by the Library
    • ….accessible via the web
  • Why use RefWorks?
    • To organize your references….like an electronic filing cabinet
    • To import your database search results
    • To format your papers and bibliographies according to journal/style specifications
    • To share references for team or department projects
  • Access on campus: http://www.refworks.com/refworks
  •  
  • RefWorks Tutorial & FAQ
  • Tutorial Basics
  • Highlighted Tutorials
  • OVID Medline Search
  • Direct Export
  • Export Results to RefWorks
  • Import from OVID
  • Last Imported Folder
  • Descriptors View
  • Citation View
  • Recapping
    • Direct Export is easy but not available in all databases. It is in UM-Medsearch, PsycInfo and Dissertation Abstracts.
    • For other databases such as PubMed and Web of Knowledge, save your results as a text file and use File-Import in RefWorks.
  • Now in PubMed
  • File - Save As
  • Import Filters
  • Manually Adding a Reference
  • Use the Folders menu to create folders and organize your references
  • Create New Folders
  • Use the Search menu to Lookup
  • So far we’ve:
    • Built our RefWorks library with references from UM-Medsearch and PubMed
    • Learned how to add a reference manually
    • Used folders to organize our references
    • Looked at the Search menu
    • Now let’s format a paper!
  • Choose Cite View
  • Open Word File
  • Place Cursor, Click Cite, Selection Citation
  • Drag & Drop Drag and drop Citation into Word document
  • Clear between cites
  • Save & close your paper
  • Creating a bibliography
  • RefWorks renames file
  • Important!
    • Autism.doc is not formatted by RefWorks
    • Final-Autism.doc is formatted by RefWorks
    • If you want to make changes, make them
    • to Autism.doc and then reformat in
    • RefWorks again.
  • Need help?
    • Online: remember the Tutorial & FAQ
    • Call or email us:
      • 763-3071
      • [email_address]
    • Contact me directly:
      • Pat Redman [email_address]