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Update: ProQuest for Word Release

We are pleased to announce the release of a new version of Write-N-Cite (Windows versions 4.3.1217 and Mac versions 4.3.1203) called ProQuest for Word.  ProQuest for Word allows users to:

  •  access references in RefWorks (without the need for a group or authorization code)
  •  access references in Flow

Note:  You cannot use…

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Added by RefWorks Community on April 8, 2014 at 11:54am — No Comments

Update: RefWorks "Go to Page" Feature

At the request of users, RefWorks has added a “go to page” feature to simplify the process of sorting through references. Now users have the ability to quickly jump to a specific page, and they no longer have to scroll through numerous pages when searching for references in their personal library. Simply type a page number in the box provided (e.g. page 217 seen below), and you can go directly to the page you need to view. …

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Added by RefWorks Community on March 18, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

ProQuest Launches Free Version of Flow™: Acclaimed cloud-based document management platform now available free to individual researchers

ProQuest’s powerful collaboration and document management tool Flow™ is now accessible free for researchers -- including those in institutions that don’t subscribe to the service. Flow leverages a decade of experience with the RefWorks® suite of tools, resulting in a unique service that manages researcher workflows while integrating document management and sharing with…

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Added by RefWorks Community on January 7, 2014 at 10:45am — No Comments

Update: RefWorks Group Code

As of December 9th, 2013 RefWorks users will no longer be required to enter a group code when logging in to their RefWorks account(s) off-campus or outside of their institutional IP range.  This improvement comes at the request of numerous RefWorks users and administrators and serves to simplify the RefWorks login process.  There are several cases where the group code will still be needed, either temporarily or permanently:

Logging In to Your…

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Added by RefWorks Community on November 6, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

What's New With RefWorks Flow?

If you are currently a RefWorks Flow Institutional Admin,

you can now create or remove other admins at your

institution, so feel free to enable other colleagues at…

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Added by RefWorks Community on September 12, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

New Release: Write-N-Cite 4 for WIndows

RefWorks is pleased to announce the release of the latest version of Write-N-Cite 4 for Windows. This version is compatible with locally installed versions of Word 2013, and it resolves numerous past issues.

Users will now be able to continue writing papers after disconnecting from the internet, and open URL links will also show in-text or within a bibliography. Previously, users had received an “Unable to Connect” error when multiple proxies were deployed at an institution, and this…

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Added by RefWorks Community on September 4, 2013 at 12:59pm — No Comments

Update: Resources for International Users

We have recently added a section labeled Worldwide Resources, which can be found under the Resources tab. This page provides links to helpful resources that are geared towards non-English speaking RefWorks users across the globe. With the generous help of some subscribing institutions, RefWorks was able to develop these resources, which include RefWorks Quick Start Guides, tutorials, troubleshooting…

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Added by RefWorks Community on July 31, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

New RefWorks Sharing Features

RefWorks recently made improvements to the sharing feature, enhancing the ability for collaboration. Shared folders from other users are now view-able directly in your RefWorks account, just like your own folders that you've created. The shared folders are visible in the Quick Access Bar, and a sharing icon distinguishes the shared folders from all your other folders. Also, when logged in to your RefWorks account, you’ll see an alert at the bottom right-hand corner of your screen whenever…

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Added by RefWorks Community on July 29, 2013 at 2:41pm — No Comments

Upcoming RefWorks Flow Webinars!

If you weren't recently at ALA Annual in Chicago, or if you were just too busy to stop by, don't worry --   there are upcoming webinars that will highlight what you missed! Just like our ALA events, these webinars are free and provide a great opportunity for you to investigate how you can move your library forward.

Below are the scheduled webinars, and be sure to also check the Training &…

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Added by RefWorks Community on July 10, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Online Collaboration: Indispensable Tools, Data, and Support for Every Phase of Research

ProQuest recently hosted a presentation at the SciTS 2013 conference, the presentation was intended for those who wanted to learn how to accelerate team science through use of one powerful tool that supports collaboration within virtual teams - RefWorks Flow.

Below is a link to the PDF file of the presentation poster. …

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Added by RefWorks Community on July 8, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Update: Write-N-Cite Tools page

We have recently updated the Write-N-Cite Tools page in RefWorks to help provide more useful information and ensure that as many users as possible can install and run Write-N-Cite with minimal support. The look of the page has been streamlined, more informative information is available for download, and additional links to updated help files have been included. To see these changes log into your RefWorks account, go to the Tools menu and select Write-N-Cite. On this page there are several…

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Added by RefWorks Community on May 22, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

ProQuest Takes RefWorks to the Next Level with Flow™

Cloud-based collaboration platform supports productive, online, team-oriented research Divided line
ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 11, 2013 - Attendees at the UKSG and Association of College and Research Libraries conferences are getting a look at the next generation of document and reference management as ProQuest demos its new…
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Added by RefWorks Community on April 11, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

The Latest RefWorks Enhancements

RefWorks is pleased to announce new enhancements that make it even easier to create a bibliography and export references. From the Folder area on the Quick Access Bar (the right-hand side of the main page) right- click on a folder name to create a bibliography or export references.   Once you select the option to create a bibliography or export references, you’ll have further choices of your favorite output styles or export options.

In addition, from any view of references (all in…

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Added by RefWorks Community on March 25, 2013 at 11:52am — No Comments

Sharing: Let the Updates Begin!

Throughout the next few weeks we’ll be making small enhancements to the sharing feature of RefWorks, as we work towards a complete update.  The overall aim is to improve sharing, and one of the first changes was recently loaded – an improvement to the Comments feature.

When sharing a folder or an entire RefWorks database, you can now view, manage and post comments to your references from within RefWorks from ANY view (i.e. from All References, a folder or search results…

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Added by RefWorks Community on February 20, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

RefWorks Spotlight: Chris Horn

The RefWorks Spotlight is our effort to help you better know members of the RefWorks team. Periodically we will interview various people that play different roles within the RefWorks organization. Our hope is that putting a face to the name will strengthen our connection with the user community and help you get to know the important RefWorks team members that are often behind the scenes.

Today we talk with a very important member of the RefWorks and ProQuest family, Chris…

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Added by RefWorks Community on February 14, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

RefWorks Update: New Write-N-Cite Quick Start Guide

RefWorks is pleased to announce that a new version of the Write-N-Cite Quick Start Guide is now available to all users. The new and improved quick start guide is a valuable resource for new and current users, providing information on several aspects of Write-N-Cite, including: 

  • Launching and logging into Write-N-Cite 
  • Selecting output styles 
  • Inserting footnotes or citations 
  • Setting preferences, and more! 

The new quick…

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Added by RefWorks Community on February 8, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

RefWorks Spotlight: Richard Castledine

The RefWorks Spotlight is our effort to help you better know members of the RefWorks team. Periodically we will interview various people that play different roles within the RefWorks organization. Our hope is that putting a face to the name will strengthen our connection with the user community and help you get to know the important RefWorks team members that are often behind the scenes.

Today we begin the series by speaking with a valued member of the RefWorks support…

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Added by RefWorks Community on January 8, 2013 at 11:39am — No Comments

The RefWorks Focus: Write-N-Cite 4

The recent release of Write-N-Cite 4 from RefWorks has stirred up conversation amongst users – some have lauded the enhancements (many of which were suggested by users themselves) and others have struggled, at times, to adopt  the new version.  All the customer feedback that has been received is invaluable to the RefWorks team as we continually strive to make Write-N-Cite more user friendly and to improve the features within the tool.

As with any new product or service that brings…

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Added by RefWorks Community on January 8, 2013 at 11:38am — No Comments

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Write-N-Cite 4 and Switching Citation Styles 3 Replies

Our nursing program requires graduate students to submit papers in both AMA and APA. Recently students have been having difficulty with Write-N-Cite 4 and switching between the two styles. Does…Continue

Started by Tina in Training Users. Last reply by RefWorks Administrator Mar 12.

Customising citation styles - sentence case 1 Reply

HelloAt our institution we have a customised version of Harvard citation style, where document titles are produced in sentence case.  However, this is causing a problem in that proper nouns such as…Continue

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Started by Janine Bhandol in Administering RefWorks. Last reply by RefWorks Community Feb 11.

RefWorks Update: New Announcement Feature

RefWorks Administrators,We are pleased to announce the release of a highly requested new feature for The RefWorks Administrator Tool. As a RefWorks Administrator, you can now add customized…Continue

Started by RefWorks Community in RefWorks Flow Jan 28.

RefWorks 2013 Q4 Usage Reports Now Available

RefWorks Admins,We are pleased to report that the usage reports from the fourth quarter 2013 are now available to download from your RefWorks Administrator Tool.  If you have any questions regarding…Continue

Started by RefWorks Community in RefWorks Flow Jan 9.

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