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  1. allow to search for citation using the URL field - not just the title field.

    When a user is looking to manually build a citation, allow the lightening bolt tool to operate on the URL field rather than title of the document field. This is the standard in other Citation builders and students are often looking for it.

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  2. Plagarism software integration

    Integrate RefWorks with Plagarism software so that students do not accidentally plagarize.

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  3. Capture PMID from CINAHL records upon import

    EBSCO has isolated the PMID in as a piece of data in their CINAHL records; however, this doesn’t appear to be captured in an import into RefWorks. Please capture this item when available in CINAHL records.

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  4. Browser Extensions for Importing

    Provide a browser add-on or extension which paints a button on database pages to easily download the citation, but also the full text.

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  6. Import full date when importing newspaper articles from proquest historical newspapers database

    When importing citations from Proquest historical newspaper database, only the year is imported. This isn't satisfactory for creating notes/bibliographies including newspapers, which typically require mm/dd/yyyy information.

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  7. Allow Articles uploaded in Dropbox to automatically download in Refworks

    Before finding out about Refworks, I had all of my articles saved in Dropbox under Dissertation Articles. I transferred them all to the new RefWorks folder in my Dropbox but I don't see them uploading into my Refworks project. I have a Chromebook so I can't click and drag the articles in there. There were over 100 articles in there. It will take me a while to transfer them myself.

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  8. Speed up the refresh

    March 23, 2019. Refresh is agonizing slow, database is practically useless in this condition. Will not import an APA reference from from Google Scholar. You need to fix this.

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  9. Export from JBI (OVID) database

    Export from JBI (OVID) database. The only way a citation from JBI can be properly imported is to export in RIS format. This is not intuitive.

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  12. Limit record

    is it possible to limit the import records from Libraries databases (like in the old release)?

    it could be important to have limits of 20-50-100- 200 records per search.
    Thank You
    Giampiero, Università Cattolica di Milano

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  13. Adding a URL/ DOI at the appropriate times, depending on the source

    We tell students that when they access one of our databases and export to RefWorks, then they can treat the journal article as a print copy – i.e. they don’t need to put the URL or the date they accessed it – see 1st ref example. If they get an article from Google Scholar, then they need to add the URL and the date they accessed it – see 2nd ref example.


    1. Axelsson, J. and Sörensen, J. (2013) The 2D hotelling filter - a quantitative noise-reducing principal-component filter for dynamic PET data, with applications in patient dose reduction, BMC Medical…

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  14. Provide detailed instructions for importing from MathSciNet

    Please provide detailed instructions for importing from MathSciNet, so that the user doesn't have to take lots of time to reconstruct them. They were provided in legacy RW.

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  15. Se demora en subir los archivos adjuntos de la referencia

    Existen archivos que se quedan sin poder subir para luego visualizarlos

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  16. citas hipertextuales

    Al crear citas hipertextuales debería realizar una diferenciación entre cita textual y parafraseada, aunque imagino que debe ser complicado sobretodo puesto que se diferencian en que las textuales incluyen página, talvez una forma de solucionar eso podría ser que la cita textual debe haber sido resaltada en el texto completo del documento.

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  17. Provide the ability to add different reference types to an existing style

    There are new forms of information all the time and students are referencing increasingly varied things in their assignment. It would be useful if we could add new reference types to our institutional referencing style to cover these things.

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  19. Be able to support https callback.

    It does not support https callback right now. With the wide-spread adoption of https, this should be supported.

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