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RefWorks. Presented by Suzanne van den Hoogen Angus L. Macdonald Library January 24, 2011. Learning Outcomes. In today’s workshop we will learn how to: Create a RefWorks account Access RefWorks on and off campus Explore RefWorks Create folders and Import references

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Refworks

RefWorks

Presented by Suzanne van den Hoogen

Angus L. Macdonald Library

January 24, 2011


Learning outcomes

Learning Outcomes

In today’s workshop we will learn how to:

  • Create a RefWorks account

  • Access RefWorks on and off campus

  • Explore RefWorks

  • Create folders and Import references

  • Generate a bibliography in multiple citation style formats


What is

What is ?

  • RefWorks is a web-based application tool that allows you to create and organize citations and generate a list of bibliographic references in a number of different citation styles.


Accessing your refworks account

Accessing your RefWorks Account

StFX Library Website

http://library.stfx.ca


Creating a new refworks account

Creating a New RefWorks Account

Sign up for an individual account

Fill out the registration form

Select “REGISTER”

RefWorks will confirm your registration with an instant email.

You are ready to log in to your new RefWorks account!


Logging in to refworks

Logging in to RefWorks

On Campus: Login using your username and password


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Logging in to RefWorks

Off Campus: The Group Code for StFX is RWStFrXaU. Proceed by logging in with your username and password.


Create a new refworks account

Create a New RefWorks Account

When RefWorks opens, it will open to All References in your account.


Exploring refworks

Exploring RefWorks

Have fun! Get to know this tool


Creating folders

Creating Folders

From the Folders drop-down menu, select “CREATE NEW FOLDER”

Enter a new folder name and select OK


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Importing References from a database

  • Open RefWorks.

  • Go to the Angus L. Macdonald library website: http://library.stfx.ca

  • Select a database to search.

  • Complete your search.

  • Select the articles you want to export to RefWorks

  • Select the RefWorks button


Importing references from a database

Importing References from a database

  • Select “Export to RefWorks”

  • An import page will open and confirm that your references have been imported.

  • Select “View Last Imported Folder” to view these references


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Importing References from Google Scholar

  • Go to Google Scholar: http://scholar.google.ca/schhp?hl=en&tab=ws

  • In the upper right hand corner, select “Scholar Preferences”


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Importing References from Google Scholar

  • Scroll down the page to the “Bibliographer Manager”

  • Select “RefWorks from the drop-down menu

  • Save Preferences!


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Importing References from Google Scholar

  • Google Scholar will now provide you with an option to import selected references directly into RefWorks.


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Importing References from NOVANET

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Importing References from NOVANET

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Importing References Manually


Creating a bibliography with refworks

Creating a Bibliography with RefWorks


What we learned in today s workshop

What we learned in today’s workshop

How to…

  • Create a RefWorks account

  • Access RefWorks on and off campus

  • Explore RefWorks

  • Create folders and Import references

  • Generate a bibliography in multiple citation style formats


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