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  1. Offline GUI

    I would like be able to use Refworks on a computer that doesn't have internet access. A GUI which allows me to manage citations without an internet connection.

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  2. carriage return

    For CSE, we should be able to insert a carriage return to create an annotated bibliography.

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  3. Allow alteration of Tags at import

    Without increasing the number of clicks to import, please add the function to change tags at import. This function could be added to the Import References/Assign to Folder page without requiring additional clicks if the user is happy with the tags being brought in.

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  4. Update Vancouver referencing style

    It's necessary that Vancouver referencing style is updated, because it is not possible to insert an electronic book or journal

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  5. create an output style with sub-citations (see style Angewandte Chemie International)

    We need that Refworks support the sub-citation feature for the in-text citation and the reference list. There are many styles with this feature, Angewandte Chemie International... And a lot of science journals require this formatting.

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  6. Allow page numbers to be included in in-text citation for books in Google Doc AddOn

    It is currently not possible to add a specific page number or page range to an in-text citation when citing pages from a book. It is very common to need to cite particular pages, rather than a full book, so I expect this feature would be widely welcomed and used. Thank you!

    3 votes
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  7. Add a ref type for "tv progamme" and/or "streamed video"

    We would like more reference type options to support users adding content from streaming platforms such as BBC iplayer and the BUFVC site Box of Broadcasts. Currently we only have the basic 'video' option which is fine for adding films which require details such as director, distribution company etc. but the information needed to reference a tv broadcast in our Cite Them RIght Harvard style is quite different. An additional reference type would allow us to configure this to accomodate both types of video content.

    6 votes
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  8. Video records and APA format

    APA format requires that author/director precede the video title. The record format in RefWorks only includes a director field. The APA format export places title before director and excludes the [video] of [film] part of the citation.

    Please provide more metadata field options for video records and options to select video, film, etc.

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  9. Edit Tag Names

    If a tag has a typo or I realize it needs more or less nuance, if would be nice to edit the names of tags instead of just creating a new tag. Creating replacement tags means redundancies or duplicates when I look at the list of tags. Thanks.

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  10. Citation Sort Order: Author and Date Descending

    In the citation settings, where you have the sort order - Can you please add the option to Author and Descending

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  11. Delete pp. from article numbers

    I just realised that RW puts pp. in front of an article number. As far as I know this is not correct.

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  12. RCM document and references

    Change this item in RefWorks Citation Manager from

    Document and References: refresh with recent updates

    to

    Refresh document and references after recent updates.

    Refresh is a key term and will be easier for students to see why it matters.

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  13. Search function for uploaded pdf files

    When pdf files are uploaded to RefWorks (attached to a reference in a folder) they load as an image when you 'read' them. Unfortunately this means you can't search for keywords within the document itself, which is different to being able to search within a normal pdf file (using the Ctrl+F function). It would be very useful if this search function was enabled in the RefWorks software.

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  14. Create a format to correctly cite APA 7th edition for white papers and published standards

    There is not a category to correctly import references for white papers or standards published by professional organizations. When attempting to adapt other reference types for this use, none work correctly. RefWorks should be able to manage these types of documents correctly.

    This request comes from case #00901397 sent to RefWorks Technical Services

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  15. customize display of Shared folders

    customize display of Shared folders. Currently, a public URL to a Shared Folder does not allow any customization of how these citations are displayed--or any selection whatsoever--creating disadvantage for RefWorks-naive users.

    Please allow the admin and/or user customization of how references are displayed in public URL Shared folders. (e.g., I might like to display only the title and abstract, etc.)

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  16. Copy and Paste references

    It would be great if Refworks can allow copy and paste of other references to their platform so they can choose the type of style they prefer rather than only export, import and create a new ideology. Paste a reference in a box where it tells you what style it is, and which one do you prefer. Then, make your choice if APA, HAVARD whatsoever.

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  17. EXPORTING BIBLIOGRAPHIES IN WORD

    EXPORTING BIBLIOGRAPHIES IN WORD - not just ris, xml etc - sometimes you need the Word file separately

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  18. It would be helpful if we could hide certain fields for manual input of references. Either that or make the default forms simpler.

    It would be helpful if we could hide certain fields for manual input of references. Many of the fields are not used on a regular basis. Could we have the option of moving fields to the "Add More Fields" button?

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  19. Improving Annotations on iPad

    Please include the selecting text and highlighting feature when I use RefWorks on iPad. Currently, there is no way to add comments or highlights for RefWorks on Safari - Ipad.

    3 votes
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  20. In publicly Shared Folders, and public URL allow native citation style rather than CSL or, even better, allow some level of customization of

    In publicly Shared Folders, and especially folders shared via public URL, allow native citation style rather than CSL or, even better, allow some level of customization of output style and display.

    The current output style and display is nearly unusable--confusing for both the end user and librarians.

    Please see case #00874868 for full explanation of the issue.

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    9 votes
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