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  1. 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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  2. 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.)

    8 votes
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  3. Automatically display bibliographies onto a website + allow for updates when citation list is updated.

    Automatically display bibliographies onto a website + allow for updates when citation list is updated--RSS feed of citation lists but attractively displayed.

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  4. 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.

    Video files attached

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  5. Capitalise titles when importing them

    When using the (very very helpful) import citation from either google scholar or the journal page or wherever, is it possible to have the title capitalised? It might not be your doing it might be the originator. I have had to go through all the imported titles and capitalise them to comply with APA standards.

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  6. I would like to suggest that an upgrade be written so RefWorks can interface with Scrivener.

    It would be very handy to be able to import citations into the Scrivener writing system, as opposed to just having access to Word, etc.

    7 votes
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  7. Provide ability for administrators to display announcements / notifications in RefWorks

    Provide ability for administrators to display announcements / notifications in RefWorks

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  8. Make it possible to add the RefID to an export or to a custom style

    We would like to export from New RefWorks with a RefID included. At this moment, the default export options don't include the RefID and it's not possible to add the field RefID to a custom style.

    Use case: two researchers have to look at the literature for a systematic review and decide on inclusion or exclusion. They want to have a list in Excel with title and abstract and RefID to make it easier to compare and clean their list afterwards. This is possible in Legacy RefWorks, but not in New/ProQuest RefWorks.

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  9. To cite in Author(year) format, currently Refworks allows to hide the author in the default format (Author, year) and we need to write manu

    To cite in Author(year) format, currently Refworks allows to hide the author in the default format (Author, year) and we need to write manually the author names outside the parenthesis.

    This is error prone and time consuming.

    Please bring in an option as a drop-down/tick box where "Author(year)" is also one choice. Endnote does this beautifully. See the attached illustration.

    Thank you

    4 votes
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  10. RCM Improve Search

    Trying to locate the needed reference to cite in RCM is very difficult. Can't search within a specific folder. Can't search for more than one term or a phrase. If too many results are found no way to narrow further. Help!

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  11. Being able to display a message to all users when they login

    We made changes to one of our institutional styles and I wanted to have a message show to all users when they login. I am sure there are other things we would want to alert them to changes we have made to RefWorks. Messages could display until the user dismisses them.

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  12. Realize folders and search function in Quick Cite

    Quick Cite is only useful if the number of references in your account is limited, as it isn't possible to select a folder or search for a reference. Now the only possibility is to scroll through the whole list of all references. It would be a great improvement if you could select a folder and search for a particular reference.

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  13. Make adding page numbers possible in every citation style in the Google Docs Add-on

    Using the Add-on in Google Docs, not every citation style allows to add a page number via Edit and Cite. In the APA style the Page number function is greyed out. It's a very common style and it's also common to add page numbers to citations.

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  14. Include a copy prompt for your referenced quotes when you highlight them.

    Include a copy prompt for your referenced quotes when you highlight them.

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  15. Make it work on tablets

    It's currently almost impossible to use on tablets

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  16. Repair display error in spacing between surname and initials

    When importing a reference it displays correctly in the centre pane. However, when using that reference 'in text' it does not utilise the 'et al' option for numerous authors. One has open Refworks, edit the entry, add a space between the surname and initial/first name for each name and then save the entry before returning to the document to continue.

    3 votes
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  17. the option to copy references to other projects

    Please add the function to copy references to other projects not "Using the Export References" or "Using a Shared Folder".
    Both of these methods require many steps.
    We need more easy way to copy references to other projects.

    26 votes
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  18. HTTP prefix inserted to DOI

    I'm very happy to hear that APA 7th was updated so that the correct prefix is now inserted to the doi code (see https://ideas.exlibrisgroup.com/forums/909445/suggestions/39183304).

    Now, please note that this should apply also for all other major styles! The doi has really become a standard and therefore, reference management software should definitely support the use of doi, and expressly by inserting the entire prefix https://doi.org/ as now recommended in the latest Crossref standard https://www.crossref.org/display-guidelines/

    So please, perform the corresponding update also to other major output styles, such as Chicago, Harvard,Vanouver

    16 votes
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  19. APA capitalization

    I would love to see the automation of capitalizing proper nouns in APA. I believe that the only way to currently achieve this is to edit the citation after export.

    58 votes
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  20. "Remove Field Codes" in WnC is an invaluable function for faculty and grad students. Please add to RCM.

    Publishers do not want RefWorks field codes in submitted manuscripts. WnC provides this valuable function, but faculty and graduate students, who because of their platform must use RCM, do not have this feature. I submit that RCM must have this capability for this population of users.

    5 votes
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