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RefWorks: Importing Citations

Exporting to RefWorks in Databases

Most of the library databases offer the option to export citations of your resources directly to RefWorks. This can not only save you a lot of time from having to create properly formatted citations, but it also offers a central location to store all of your citations no matter which database you choose to use. The language and location of this option might differ from database to database, but keep an eye out for any button/link titled "Export" or "Citations Tools."  

Save articles from the Web using Save to RefWorks

RefWorks has an easy to use tool that installs in any web browser called the Save to RefWorks button.  The Save to RefWorks button grabs information from any web page – in some cases a complete article – and adds it to your RefWorks library. 

To add the Save to RefWorks button to your browser, click on the More icon  and select Tools.   Simply drag the Save to RefWorks button to your browser.  Once you’ve installed it, go to any web page and click the Save to RefWorks button to capture the information.

You can save a set of search results or an individual article - the choice is yours.  You can easily edit metadata prior to importing into RefWorks.