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  1. Attachments stall, never completely finish

    Many users have noticed that when PDF attachments are uploaded, they take a very long time in the processing/uploading phase, and sometimes the progress bar stalls at 50% and never finishes.

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    • Ability to remove the long URL when exporting from Summon to RefWorks

      When bibliographic data is exported from Summon into RefWorks the Summon link is included.

      Is it possible to not include this link for books specifically?
      Or to have an option to exclude the link.

      Currently they look like this: and as you can imagine this does not look good in a bibliography (We have to tell students to remove the links, which is far from ideal)

      Goleman, D. (2005). Emotional intelligence (10th anniversary ed.). New York: Bantam Books. Retrieved from http://staffs.summon.serialssolutions.com/2.0.0/link/0/eLvHCXMwY2AQNtIz0EUrE0D9Qg_TgABLtygjJ8RyJ-j4GrAdlJZWDN08BesUZudnJII7jrqQxZTQHWk5QOdC7soAdr_NTYGlLyP4yHxjP8TQiqUJsNQ1AO9MNQV3wQxhZ-3A-Magk0HBtiLVJm6CDCygHQZCDEypecIMXPAiqFKEQcwVcqtOYo5CJtJZmaIMMm6uIc4euhDD4qFjLvEQtxmJMfAmghaq55WAN7SlSDAoGCYlW6SlpqQap6ZamFiagfo7KRbAOtIoMdnSwsQ4RZJBFKtZUjjEpRm4wKeJgkcFZBhY04CpNlUW5js5cMgAAHTYbd8

      10 votes
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      • Move normal view, table view etc to menu bar to make it more visible

        The option to change view from Normal to table and especially citation view is really useful, but it is hidden bottom right on the page. Please can it be added to the menu bar?

        23 votes
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        • Save to Refworks

          Can't drag save to refworks to the favorites bar on microsoft edge and can't down load refworks to word anymore

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          • Browser neutral logging in to RCM add-in

            When you try to log in to the RCM add-in, you have to have Internet Explorer loaded on your machine. If you don't get you get an error message (but it doesn't tell you why). I'm not a developer, but I'd be very surprised if there weren't a way to make this call browser neutral, rather than specifying a particular browser! Windows 10 is NOT delivered with IE, it only comes with Edge. We have to tell our students to download a useless outdated browser, just so that they can log into RCM!

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            • Save to Refworks button is not functional

              The save to refworks button for chrome is not functional. About 90% of the time when I try to use it and input all the information, the loading bar goes and goes (Uploading 1 of 1.......) and eventually after about a minute it says it was unable to import anything (We're sorry, we were unable to save to RefWorks. We tried, but came up empty.) So frustrating. As said before, this service is great, but quite a few basic functionalities are from from actually functioning properly. These need to be fixed. A quick import button is a huge draw of…

              7 votes
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              • Enable users to remove an attachment (PDF or other) from a record. When an attachment is added in error, this is a problem.

                Enable users to remove an attachment (PDF or other) from a record. When an attachment is added in error, this is a problem, and the user's only recourse if to delete the record and start over.

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                  0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
                • Put in a duplicate/copy folder option

                  In order to show progression of research it would be much easier if you could make a copy of a folder and then continue processing this new copy to maintain a record

                  3 votes
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                  • Importing references: Option to save to a specific folder

                    Users should have the option to import references directly to a specific folder.

                    5 votes
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                    • Remove formating on import

                      Cut and pasted or imported html to be stripped before adding to RefWorks. This would separate the content from it's styling and allow the selected citation style to work correctly.

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                      • Refworks lite

                        Refworks lite simplified interface aimed at highs school students Years 7 to 10 with simplified lead through and limited citation choices

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                        • Have cursor appear when the "Insert/Edit Citation" window opens, without having to click the "Search References" bar

                          I would like to suggest that when the "Insert/Edit Citation" window opens, it would be nice if the cursor appeared already in the "Search References" bar, rather than having to click on it. This would make the process much smoother.

                          3 votes
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                          • viewing more than 50 documents simultaneously

                            If you have hundreds of unwanted references in 'not in a folder', it takes a lot of time to delete them all if this can only be done in cohorts of only 50...

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                            • traductor de texto

                              incrementar en herramientas o en una pestaña nueva un traductor de textos y documentos

                              3 votes
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                              • export

                                From within New RefWorks to export references with the PDF articles in RIS, XML or BIBTeX format?

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                                • I would appreciate if you could tell me how to install a style from CSL and how to create or modify a style

                                  I would appreciate if you could tell me how to install a style from CSL and how to create or modify a style

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                                    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
                                  • Set default folder

                                    How about a feature to set a default folder where refs are uploaded? I'm using the taskbar function to save to RefWorks and I'm required to assign the folder manually from the user interface every time.

                                    2 votes
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                                    • 3 votes
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                                      • Allow users to link their ProQuest MyResearch account to New RefWorks

                                        At the moment, you can only link the two if you have an account in the old RefWorks.

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                                        • Have the option to input n.d. for an undated article

                                          When trying to put n.d. into the "date" section of a reference, it just seems to think it is an incorrect input/date and will not allow for this. However, in the real world, quite a few sources from time to time are undated, and this puts a crimp in everything when you cannot put n.d. per APA format. Please add this functionality to either input our own term of n.d. or to select that the source is undated so it can be automatically entered into the reference. Thank you.

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