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RefWorks Citation Import

Importing and managing citations is a common practice with RefWorks.

Library Catalogs: RefWorks Import
Research Databases: Exporting Citations
Organizing Folders
Building a Personal Database in RefWorks 


Library Catalogs: RefWorks Import

The process involves exporting a saved list from a library catalog and using RefWorks to import the file containing the records.

Library Catalog RefWorks Instructions
 Library Catalog Instructions

Shoen Library Catalog

1. After saving marked records from the library catalog search results, choose "Export Saved List."

2. Choose "End-Note/RefWorks" format and save to local disk as a text file.

3. Open your RefWorks account and choose "Import" from the References tab.

4. Set the Import Filter/Data Source as Marylhurst University. Choose Marylhurst - Shoen Library Catalog Import. Select your saved file (from step two) for the "Import from the following text file" option. Import your references.

5. The references will appear in RefWorks in the Last Imported Folder.

Summit Catalog

1. After saving marked records from the library catalog search results, choose "Export List."

2. Choose "End-Note/RefWorks" format and save to local disk as a text file.

3. Open your RefWorks account and choose "Import" from the References tab.

4. Set the Import Filter/Data Source as Marylhurst University. Choose Summit Library Catalog Import. Select your saved file (from step two) for the "Import from the following text file" option. Import your references.

5. The citations will appear in RefWorks in the Last Imported Folder.

WorldCat

1. Click the box to the left of the citation(s) you wish to export.

2. Click the "Export" button at the top or bottom of the screen.

3. Click the buttons next to "Marked records from this search" and "RefWorks," then click the "Export" button.

4. The citations will appear in RefWorks in the Last Imported Folder.


Research Databases: Exporting Citations

It is possible to export citations from many of the library research databases directly into RefWorks. Login to RefWorks first, then open up a new browser window and begin searching the library databases.

Library Catalog RefWorks Instructions
 Databases Instructions

EBSCOhost

1. Click the "Add" button to the right of the citation.

2. Click the "Folder has items" button at the top right of the page.

3. Select the citations you wish to export and click the "Export" button on the right of the page.

4. Make sure the "Direct Export to RefWorks" button is selected and click "Save."

5. The citations will appear in RefWorks in the Last Imported Folder.

FirstSearch

1. Click the box to the left of the citation(s) you wish to export.

2. Click the "Export" button at the top or bottom of the screen.

3. Click the buttons next to "Marked records from this search" and "RefWorks," then click the "Export" button.

4. The citations will appear in RefWorks in the Last Imported Folder.

JSTOR

1. Click "Save Citation" under the article link (bottom right).

2. Click "View Saved Citations" on the top right.

3. Click "Directly export citations into RefWorks."

4. The citations will appear in RefWorks in the Last Imported Folder.

Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe

1. Select "Results" from List.

2. Choose the "Export Bibliographic References" option. (This is the tiny book icon.)

3. Select the RefWorks option and export.

4. The citations will appear in RefWorks in the Last Imported Folder.

 Literature Online (LION)

1. When viewing a citation, click on "Download citation."

2. Export directly to RefWorks.

3. The citation will appear in RefWorks in the Last Imported Folder.

 Wilson Databases

1. Click the box to the left of the citation(s) you wish to export.

2. Click the "Exporting/Citing" button on the left side of the page.

3. Click on "Export to RefWorks, EndNote software."

4. Make sure the "RefWorks' Direct Export Tool"  button is filled, and click on the "Export" button.

5. The citations will appear in RefWorks in the Last Imported Folder.

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