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 Adding Reference to RefWorks 

Mark the PubMed citations you wish to import into RefWorks (from the citation list or from your Clipboard). Click the Save button, select the PubMed format, and click the Create File button.

 

In RefWorks, click the Add button in the Top Tool Bar and choose Import references.

 

Drag the reference file you created into the RefWorks box.

 

Make sure it recognizes your file as NLM PubMed format - if not, search for this and choose it. Click Import. At this point you are able to choose an existing folder in which to place your new references, or you may import them first, and create or select a folder for them later.

Here's how to add references from a search in an EBSCO database (like CINAHL Plus, MEDLINE Plus, or PsycInfo) to your RefWorks database. Add the citations you are interested in to your folder.

 

From your folder, select all the references you want to add to RefWorks. Then click the Export button.

 

 

The radio button should be set to RefWorks, but do this if it isn't automatically set. Now click the SAVE button. You might make sure the Remove these items from folder after saving button is NOT clicked, just in case your export doesn't complete!  This will open the RefWorks window (you may be asked to log in if your are not already logged into your RefWorks account). At this point, you are able to choose an existing folder in which to place your new references, or you may import them first, and create or select a folder for them later.

 

 

Here's how to add references from your EMBASE search to your RefWorks database. Find the results you want in your search results or in your clipboard. Mark the citations you are interested in and click Export to begin sending these citations directly into RefWorks.

From the Export Data popup, choose RefWorks Direct Export and click the Export button on the bottom right.

Click Submit to RefWorks on the next popup and a RefWorks window will open. You may have to log into RefWorks if you are not already logged in. At this point, you may choose to place your new references in an existing folder, or create a new folder for them later.

Here's how to add references from Google Scholar to your RefWorks database.  You must add one reference at a time. Run your search in Scholar. For each reference you want to add, click on the symbol. At the bottom of the drop down menu, click on Refworks. This will automatically trigger RefWorks to open (you may have to log into your acount if you are not already logged in), where you can either place the new reference in an existing folder, or choose to place it in a new folder later.