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RefWorks: Adding Citations to RefWorks

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NOTE: You must already have a RefWorks account in order to export. See the Home tab of this guide to learn how to create an account.

To add citations:

  • Select the citation(s) you wish to export to RefWorks, by checking the box next to the number
  • Select Export.

  • Access will be provided to a page that offers Direct Export to RefWorks. Note: This will be a pop-up window.
  • RefWorks opens and the import process begins immediately.
  • All citations are saved in the last imported folder from which can be moved to another folder. References can be placed in more than one folder.

NOTE: You must already have a RefWorks account in order to export from a database. See the Home tab of this guide to learn how to create an account.

In the search page, you can select multiple articles to export to RefWorks through the Folders.

Select the articles that you want to use by clicking on the folder + icon turning it to a golden folder (and indicated in the right menu that it is in your folder). Follow the link "Go to Folder View".

Once in Folder View Select All or individually select the articles you want to export and select Export in the right menu.

[ Note: Since there is no Adler sign in for EBSCOhost your articles will not be saved from session to session so RefWorks can be used for holding onto articles!]

The Export Manager will open, select Direct Export to RefWorks (it may already be selected for you).

Another Window will open, select yes to export.

Login to RefWorks if you aren't already and select Import to add to your Folders.

NOTE: You must already have a RefWorks account in order to export. See the Home tab of this guide to learn how to create an account.

Once you find an article that you want, on the article page inside of Academic Search Complete (EBSCOhost) find the right menu

Select Export and the menu of where to export the citation will dropdown and likely autoselect "Direct Export to RefWorks" (if not pick that one) and hit save.

Another window will open, select yes to export.

Login to RefWorks if you aren't already and select Import to add to your Folders

  • Click the "+" in the upper left-hand corner of the screen
  • Select "Create new reference"

  • Select the type of reference from drop-down menu
  • Type in title of reference and click the lightning bolt symbol 
  • When you are done, click the Save Reference button

 

You can create a reference by uploading a PDF formatted document.

NOTE: these types of references will almost always require further editing. 

1. Click the "Add a Reference" button on the top (horizontal) toolbar.

2. From the drop-down select "Upload Document".

3. Use the browse feature to find and select the document.

4. The new reference import will be listed under "Last imported" and the default folder location "Not in Folder"

Adjust the "Bibliography Manager" settings in Google Scholar   - get to your Settings with the 3 dashes to open the left side menu

Set the "Bibliography Manager" to "Show links to import citations into RefWorks.

Your Google Scholar search results will now display a link to import your citation into RefWorks

Export Citations:

Select the quotation under the article

Select RefWorks