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Refworks, how-to guide

How to export references from the EBSCO Discovery Service:

One of the easiest ways of importing references is using the ‘Direct Export’ method, which can be employed with a lot of online material, especially with online journal articles. Many databases and online applications have this direct export functionality. 

To export from the EBSCO Discovery Service:

1. Click on the title of the article or e-book you wish to reference.

2. Click on ‘Export’ on the right-hand-side of the page. 

3. Select ‘Direct Export to Refworks’.  

6. Click on ‘Save’.

You will be asked whether you want to continue to export to RefWorks. Click on the blue bar to say "yes" and then assign the reference to a folder, (optional).

Exporting from Google Scholar

How to export references from Google Scholar into RefWorks

1. Click on the quotation marks " below the article. This will open a pop up menu with different citation styles.

2. Click on the "RefWorks" link at the bottom of the pop-up box. 

Exporting references from the book catalogue

1. Click on the hyperlinked title of the resource you want to import.

2. You can now see the bibliographical information.

3. Click on the quotation mark symbol, “, under the heading ‘Additional actions’, which is underneath the ‘Place a Hold’ box.

4. If prompted to click on one out of two versions of RefWorks, click on the ‘Proquest RefWorks’ version.

5. RefWorks should open and import the citation.

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