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Proquest Refworks is a citation manager. Citation managers allow you to upload and organize citations for future reference, create bibliographies with ease, assist with in-text citations, upload full text articles, highlight and annotate uploaded articles, and share with colleagues during collaborative group projects.
Currently, RefWorks is the citation manager of choice for Texas Woman's University.
Step 1. go to https://refworks.proquest.com/
Step 2. click on create account
Step 3. Click in 'enter your institutional email to begin', enter your TWU email address.
Step 1. From your list of saved citations, select only those you wish to include in your bibliography.
Step 2. Click on the "create bibliography" link.
Step 3. Click on the 'create bibliography' link
Step 4. Select the citation style of your choice, here it is set to APA 6th Edition but Refworks also features AMA, Chicago, etc
Step 5. Either copy and paste the bibliography Refworks generated to your paper or copy it to your clipboard.
The direct method: demonstrated on Cinahl
Step 1. select the articles you wish to upload. They will be sent to a main folder (arrow 2).
Step 2. click on folder icon.
Step 3. Once in the main storage folder, re-select the articles you want to upload to Refworks.
Step 4. Click on the export icon.
Step 5. double check to be sure that the database is set to output to the citation manager of your choice.
Step 6. click save. A separate window with the citation manager you requested will pop up and, after you sign in, your citations will automatically be uploaded.
The indirect method: demonstrated on PubMed
Step 1. Select and click on the citations you wish to upload
Step 2. Click on the 'send to' icon
Step 3. Click on 'create file
Step 4. The file will be sent tby default to your hard drive's download folder. You can choose your own storage location should you wish.
Step 5. click on the 'ADD' icon. this will open a drop down submenu.
Step 6. from the submenu select import references. Note* You can upload full text documents by selecting 'upload document' here or manually create a new citation by selecting 'create new reference'.
Step 7. Click on 'select file from your computer'. Go to the file that PubMed created and click on it. Your articles will now be uploaded.
Step 1. Click on 'My Folders'
Step 2. From the submenu, click on '+ Add folder'
Step 3. A pop up box will appear in the middle of your screen, type in whatever name you wish to give your new folder.
Step 4. To share your folder, go to 'my folders' select the folder you wish to share, and click on the three vertical dots beside it
Step 5. From the sub menu select 'share folder'
Step 6. In the pop up box that appears, type in the email address of the person you wish to share the folder with, for multiple people separate email addresses with a comma
Step 1. Click on the 'tools' main icon
Step 2. Click on 'tools' again, this time from the choices in the submenu
Step 3. Scroll down to write n cite, click on the word processing software of your choice
Step 4. Click on the 'download and install' icon. If prompted, you may need to click on 'other windows and mac versions' to get the correct version for your windows or mac version, e.g. windows 64 bit
Step 5. If you open up Microsoft Word, or Google Docs you will now see a new option tab at the top of the page labeled RefWorks
Step 6. Click on Log in
Step 7. Log into Refworks as you usually would using the pop up sign in box.
Step 8. You can now link to all your saved citations in Refworks as you write your paper.