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ES 206: Instrumental and Spectroscopic Methods in Environmental Systems (O'Day)

RefWorks Transition

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A New Version of RefWorks is Available!
The upgraded RefWorks Citation management tool is now available.

Recommendation:
We recommend that new users of RefWorks choose the upgraded RefWorks option.  For users who are currently working on document where you are using RefWorks Write-N-Cite toolbar in Word, we recommend waiting to make this transition.  All other users can consider if they want to move to the new platform now or in the next few months.  Viewing the Benefits and FAQ information may help in this decision.  We expect that in summer 2018, all users will want to migrate to the new RefWorks.

Training & Support:
Librarians teach workshops on the new RefWorks interface to faculty and students who are new to this citation management tool; however, they will continue to answer questions related to legacy RefWorks.

RefWorks Documentation

RefWorks Help - documentation from ProQuest on migrating references to new RefWorks and using the new interface

RefWorks Support -  refworks.support@proquest.com

RefWorks Benefits

What are the benefits of the new version of RefWorks?

Users will appreciate the updated interface and enhanced features.  Upgraded RefWorks …

  1. allows you to more easily capture or upload documents and connect them to the citation information. Sometimes RefWorks will automatically grab PDFs and bring them into the interface.
  2. offers annotation tools so you can highlight and comment on the full-text of documents you have saved into RefWorks.
  3. includes an improved RefGrab-It bookmarklet called “Save to RefWorks” to embed into a browser such as Chrome or Safari.  You can use “Save to RefWorks” to more easily capture citation information from databases such as PubMed and from web pages.
  4. provides drag and drop functionality for organizing citations into folders.
  5. offers a useful Add-In for Google documents, allowing you to easily write and cite from citations you saved into RefWorks.
  6. presents a more intuitive interface for editing existing citations.
  7. allows you to set permissions to read, annotate or modify when sharing folders of citations with others.