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Step-by-Step Instructions for Installing the New RefWorks Citation Manager

Installing RefWorks Citation Manger for Office 2016 - Mac http://ow.ly/2AIL303ba2u…

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Added by RefWorks Team on September 29, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

The Quirky World of Citation Styles

There are at least 4000 styles for citing source materials!

Different fields of research have different conventions for citation. This is especially true as areas of research become more specific. For example, the American Association of Petroleum Geologists has its own citation style. And so does American Society of Mechanical Engineers. And the Journal of Wildlife Management. And the Agronomy Journal. And the...

You get the idea. 

There are thousands of…

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Added by RefWorks Team on September 8, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

ProQuest Reimagines RefWorks Platform to Streamline the Research and Collaboration Process

ANN ARBOR, MI, June 20, 2016 – ProQuest launched its new RefWorks® reference management platform, simplifying and improving research and collaboration workflows. With full-text management and tools for collaboration, the new RefWorksplatform addresses the needs of students, faculty and librarians with an innovative feature set. Libraries that offer this powerful service to their constituents have access to administrative…

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Added by RefWorks Team on June 20, 2016 at 11:09am — No Comments

The New RefWorks LibGuide

Best practices for every level of RefWorks user: http://ow.ly/gHgF3002QsI ;

Added by RefWorks Team on June 6, 2016 at 12:54pm — No Comments

The Past, the Present & the Future of Reference Management

The New RefWorks is the next generation of reference management software empowering both researchers and librarians to do more. The new RefWorks combines powerful citation management functionality including database import, web capture tools and thousands of flexible citation styles, plus a refined user experience, full-text management, collaboration and other features you’d expect from a total reference management solution.…

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Added by RefWorks Team on March 9, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

NVivo and RefWorks - Improving Your Literature Review

If you are thinking about or already use RefWorks, this eDemo will show you the value of combining RefWorks with NVivo to produce a quality literature review. Find out how this powerful combination supports you in writing robust literature reviews. This webinar will demonstrate:

  • Importing your articles 
  • Organizing notes for easy retrieval 
  • Tagging or coding your materials to identify key concepts 
  • Creating visuals to see connections in your literature…
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Added by RefWorks Team on October 24, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Update: RefWorks-COS.com Has Moved

RefWorks-COS.com has officially moved – but you can still find the same great resources, data and support on ProQuest.com. All relevant content from refworks-cos.com has been migrated to the newly designed ProQuest website, and all links will automatically redirect to the pages below.  Start exploring:

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Added by RefWorks Community on August 12, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Update: Additional Contact Information & Hours for Technical Support

ProQuest Flow and RefWorks have expanded support hours and added a new toll-free support number. Please note that the old phone number +1-(775)-327-4105 will forward all incoming calls directly to the new support line. Thank you. 

Technical Support

789 E. Eisenhower Parkway

Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1346

Toll free: 800-521-0600 ext. 74440

Direct: 734-997-4440  

flow@proquest.com for Flow…

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Added by RefWorks Team on August 4, 2014 at 3:04pm — No Comments

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

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

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

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

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 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

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account sizes limit?

What is the size limit for full-text document storage in Refworks now?I was able to find -- back when it was still Flow and there was the free/vs subscriber accounts - a 10GB limit for subscribers…Continue

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Started by RefWorks Administrator in RefWorks on Wednesday.

Write-N-Cite install from New RefWorks not working 1 Reply

I'm playing around with the new RefWorks in preparation to rolling it out to my community. I downloaded the 64bit Windows installer and ran it successfully. But when I go into Word I don't see…Continue

Started by RefWorks Administrator in RefWorks. Last reply by RefWorks Administrator Sep 8.

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Has anyone migrated and worked with anyone who was caught migrating mid-way through a very long project (such as a dissertation?) and if so, how did you work with them to handle it?We have users that…Continue

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Started by RefWorks Administrator in RefWorks Sep 7.

Refworks and EZProxy 1 Reply

HelloWe currently support both the *new* Refworks and the *legacy Refworks*.  Both of these platforms are proxied.   Whenever we try and export references from a database, however, only the…Continue

Started by Erin Rushton in RefWorks. Last reply by Dave Hoover Jul 20.

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