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Using Ref Grab It With Pub Med

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Are you trying to import PubMed citations into RefWorks? Use RefGrab-It and the process is simple. Here's how to do it.

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Using Ref Grab It With Pub Med

  1. 1. Using RefGrab-It with PubMed<br />Exporting citations from PubMed to RefWorks has never been easier!<br />March 2010<br />
  2. 2. What is RefGrab-It?<br />RefGrab-It is a feature in RefWorksthat captures bibliographic information from a web page.It provides a very simple way to export citations from PubMed to RefWorks.<br />RefGrab-It is available in two versions -- a bookmarklet that works with either Internet Explorer or Firefox and downloadable plug-ins for Internet Explorer and Firefox.<br />First, you need to download RefGrab-It. Don’t worry. It’s a simple process. Here’s how you do it:<br />
  3. 3. 1. Access your RefWorks account <br />
  4. 4. 1. Access your RefWorks account <br />2. Click on Tools<br />RefGrab-It<br />
  5. 5. 1. Access your RefWorks account <br />2. Click on Tools<br />RefGrab-It<br />3. An instruction page will open. <br /> Follow the instructions.<br />
  6. 6. 1. Access your RefWorks account <br />2. Click on Tools<br />RefGrab-It<br />3. An instruction page will open. <br /> Follow the instructions.<br />Depending on how you’ve set it up, you’ll either see this icon on your browser or you’ll find RefGrab-It in your Favorites or on your Links<br />
  7. 7. Now, do your PubMed search. As an example, I’ve done a search for ice cream headache <br />I can easily export all 24 results to RefWorks using RefGrab-It. <br />
  8. 8. Now, do your PubMed search. As an example, I’ve done a search for ice cream headache <br />I can easily export all 24 results to RefWorks using RefGrab-It. <br />Note that I’ve changed the display settings to 50, allowing all the citations to display on a single page. <br />
  9. 9. Now, open RefGrab-It. Be patient while it recognizes all the citations. <br />
  10. 10. Now, open RefGrab-It. To export the citations to RefWorks, simply check this box: <br />
  11. 11. Your RefWorks account will open and presto-change-o! There are the 24 citations.<br />
  12. 12. Or, use the Clipboard to collect your citations of interest. When you’re finished, access the clipboard and open RefGrab-it.<br />
  13. 13. Or, use the Clipboard to collect your citations of interest. When you’re finished, access the clipboard and open RefGrab-it. <br />It works exactly the same way as in the previous example. <br />
  14. 14. Questions? Want a live demonstration or a group presentation?<br />
  15. 15. Questions? Want a live demonstration or a group presentation?<br />From our web site:<br /> Contact your library liaison<br />
  16. 16. Questions? Want a live demonstration or a group presentation?<br />From our web site:<br /> Contact your library liaison<br /> Email us using the ASK button <br />
  17. 17. Questions? Want a live demonstration or a group presentation?<br />From our web site:<br /> Contact your library liaison<br /> Email us using the ASK button <br /> Or just give us a call!<br /> Reference Desk:<br /> (585) 275-2487 <br /> 8:30 A.M. -5:00 P.M. (Mon.-Fri.)<br />

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