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RefWorks (Citation Manager)

What types of additional tools are available to RefWorks users?

RefWorks provides tools that will:

  • Locate duplicate references/citations in your account
  • Improve your workflow

Tool to Locate Duplicate References/Citations

Finding Duplicate References/Citations

  • Click on the More icon (Three vertical dots) at the top of the screen
  • Click on Find Duplicates
  • RefWorks will search all of your references/citations to locate duplicates
  • If duplicates are found, they will be listed in the center of the page, with one of the duplicate references/citations selected and highlighted
  • If would like the selected duplicate deleted, click on the Delete icon (Trash can) at the top of the page
  • When the pop-up window appears, select either:
    • Remove from folder
    • Delete permanently
      • When the Delete? window opens, click on Yes
  • NOTE:  When references/citations are removed from a folder, they still exist in your RefWorks account.  However, when references/citations are deleted, they are deleted from all folders.

Tools to Improve Workflow

Tools to Improve Workflow

  • Click on the More icon (Three vertical dots) at the top of the screen
  • Click on Tools
  • Save References on the Web

    • The Save to RefWorks tool is used to add references and full-text to RefWorks from any website
    • Click on Install Save to RefWorks
    • Drag the Save to RefWorks button to your browser's favorites bar
    • Once you have displayed an online article, click on the Save to RefWorks link in your favorites bar
      • If the following phrase appears: "We found a link to the fulltext, try to save it?", click on Save to RefWorks
      • If the following phrase appears:  "RefWorks couldn't find much here, but you can enter the missing metadata below", enter the missing information in the article's record, and click on Save to RefWorks
    • Once the reference appears in RefWorks you can move it to a collection
    • NOTE:  This tool is still a work in progress
  • Cite in Microsoft Word

  • Cite in Google Docs