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  1. notification when new references are added to shared folders or projects

    especially when working with shared folders and projects it is very useful if I can easily spot recent changes / additions /modifications made by the other users of the project/folder.

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  2. add deduplication feature for shared folders

    We would like to deduplicate even in shared folders.

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  3. Add a ref type for "dissertation"

    There is no reference type in RefWorks for dissertations, only theses. In APA style, citations for dissertations and theses are formatted differently so RefWorks should offer an additional reference type.

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  4. I miss a lot from refworks legacy the feature of "duplicate a reference"

    It saves a lot of time when input a some very similar references.

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  5. 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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  6. APA Output Style

    Create an option to truncate or untruncate the output in APA. There are times when a truncated citation in APA format is fine. Other times, I need to have a list of each and every author.

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  7. APA 6th website with no author

    The current method that RCM uses does not look like the APA 6th method, e.g. APA 6th e.g. "The Quick Brown Fox," 2019 RCM e.g. The quick brown fox.2019.

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  8. APA 6th punctuation in references

    The references inserted into an APA paper using RCM should place two spaces after a period that ends each sentence.

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  9. APA 6th no date and multiple same author no date

    When there is no date entered for a reference, Refworks should automatically default to n.d. and when there are more than one publication in the same year with the same author RCM should cite as per APA, i.e. Surname, n.d.-a; Surname, n.d.-b.

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  10. Be able to restructure folders more easily

    Currently, folder structure is set once created and cannot be modified without recreating and deleting folders. It would be great to be able to click and drag folders so that if we decided to make one folder into a subfolder, or make a subfolder into a main folder, we could click and drag it in/ out without having to create a new folder structure, move/ reassign all the references over, and then delete the previous folder structure.

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  11. Include referring URL or permalink

    RefWorks should capture the referring URL or (when coming from an ExL/ProQuest property) the permalink for a record when importing. This would help patrons go back to where they found the item, in case they need more details about it, want to get the item, or want to find other things like it.

    7 votes
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  12. Text Color

    All text in Black. Hard to read titels. I wish there is a featrues through it I can control text colors. I can choose color for titels and color for tags and color for reference ... exct

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  13. Modifying the view option when disply citations

    The options of displaying references as a table and exporting into Excel is the first step in the direction of using RefWorks not only for collecting and organizing citations but for analysis and synthesis of the literature.
    As now I have to ask my students to export RefWorks citations into Excel Synthesis Matrix form which allow them to analyze research studies (see the attachment of the matrix). They will delete columns/data that are not needed and add required data from the Research Notes field. It will be helpful if students can modify the Table view (add/remove columns) to include research…

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  14. 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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  15. Hyper linking citations

    Add a function in write and cite that hyperlinks in-text citations to their entry in the bibliography.

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  16. En el estilo de cita APA 6th edición

    Apa 6th edition. Problem with capitals

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  17. Hide/Remove a System Folder

    Unidentified folders which are not created/shared in an account are displayed on WNC.
    Uncreated/Unshared folders in an account are displayed on WNC. We've heard that they are system folders to sync WNC documents with RefWorks and we cannot hide or remove them at the present specification. Could you please meke it possible?

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  18. Allow us to be able to access the old version of ref works through the new version

    There may be references that we have not moved from the old version to the new one. We should be able to move from one version to the other on the same interface.

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  19. Clear last imported folder when a new import is made

    In RefWorks original, when you import a reference set, the Last Imported folder was reset, so only that import is contained in the folder.

    Now, "Last Imported" isn't last imported, it's ALL references imported in the last 30 days!

    At best, it now requires the additional steps of selecting and clearing references from the so-called last imported folder before you import new references; and if you forget, the old references are left in with the new references, making it harder to work on only the new references.

    If you insist on keeping it this way, then rename the folder "Recently…

    6 votes
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  20. Arabic language option

    For the language option menu that is in the top blue ribbon could you please include Arabic?

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