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  1. 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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  2. Edit author

    Sometimes authors have to be entered in manually. This is especially the case when I import PDFs - RefWorks captures the wrong authors. However, it would be easier if we could rearrange the order of authors manually. Currently, if I accidentally delete the first author or skipped a third author, I can't go back and add these authors in their correct order. Instead, I have to re-type all the author names again in the correct order.

    Please allow authors to be manually added and allow us to add authors in a specific order/ wherever we click in the author section.

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  4. Add WorldCat catalogues to Search Databases in RefWorks New

    Our library uses a WorldCat catalogue. We would like our catalogue to be added to "Search Databases" in RefWorks New to enable searching our institutions catalogue from within RefWorks. This is not possible at the moment because RefWork needs Z39.50 and WorldCat uses SRU. So we would like SRU to be added to RefWorks or the possibility to use the WorldCat Search API.
    [case 00615984]

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  5. A new reference type for standards

    Could you create a new reference type for standards? There isn't a ready-made option for this. It seems that it isn't possible to rename existing reference types.

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  7. Have MLA 8th edition be the default - NOT 7th ed.

    Have MLA 8th edition be the default - NOT 7th ed.

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  8. Google Docs Tool -- Add the ability to include page numbers as part of the in-text citation

    In APA if you are using a direct quote one should include the page number(s) as part of the in-text citation. In the Google docs tool, there is a space for adding page numbers for that very reason, but it's grayed out and unusable.

    Our students primarily use Google docs for their writing so this would be super helpful.

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  10. No menu bar above toolbar

    The blue menu bar doesn't reduce with the window, resulting in the account and language tab float over the toolbar. It prevents the user to access some tools when using RefWorks alongside other programs, with reduced windows side by side

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  11. alternate titles confusing in record editing view

    My concern is that the record editing interface (for Book Section) confuses the 'Book alternate title' and the 'Book section title'

    Please see attachment #1: there, it is logical that the alternate title for the Book (Edited Collection) appears below the original Book title.

    However, as attachment #2 shows, when editing a ‘Book Section’ record, the Alternate Title field appearing below the (book section) Title is confusing, since that field will hold the book alternate title.

    What I'm suggesting here is that in a Book section record, the field should be called 'Book alternate title' and appear below Book Title.

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  12. online news webpage not taken as per Harvard style

    while importing references from online new websites, refworks do capture the references but does not cite the bibliography as per harvard style for webpages accessed online.

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  13. can you make it as an add-in for powerpoint?

    make refworks compatible with Powerpoint so that works cited can be incorporated into the presentation

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  14. Automatically download Full Text

    Download the Full Text, if it is available, automatically, so there's one less step in the research process.

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  15. RefWorks style을 학회 사이트에서 직접 다운받을 수 있도록 해주세요

    많은 저널에서 제공하는 저자 투고정보에서는 EndNote 투고스타일을 제공하고 있고 심지어는 Elsevier 에 소속된 저널에서는 Mendeley까지 제공하고 있습니다. RefWorks 스타일은 사서가 일일이 만들어 제공해야 하는데 매우 불편하고 시간이 소요되고 있습니다. 이를 해결할 방법은 있는지요? 계속 이렇게 사서가 만들어 제공해야 한다면 지금까지 사용을 유도하기 위하여 힘든 기간을 거쳐왔지만 스타일이 제공되는 다른 Tool을 안내해야 하는 것이 아닌가 하는 생각이 많아지고 있습니다. 이를 해결해주시기 바랍니다.

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  16. RefWorks API documentation

    We urgently need to see the API documentation for ProQuest RefWorks so that we can create our own export function for our library catalogue (Koha).

    The 'Save to RefWorks' button does not work for Koha so we have no option other than to create our own embedded export feature. Our developers cannot do this without the API documentation.

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  17. export

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

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  18. RefWorks creates reference review for doctoral papers so it is already formatted, so all I have to do is input the information

    ReWorks creates the outline for a reference review. So I do not have to recreate the columns and titles for each category. So all I have to do is enter the information. RefWorks also puts in information in alphabetical or chronological order.

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  19. Ignore punctuation in bibliography

    The ordering of titles surrounded by inverted commas is separate to those titles that do not have inverted commas, in a bibliography.
    Is it possible to ignore the inverted commas so that all titles are listed alphabetically, regardless of punctuation?

    I have tried ediing the 'title' field in the Bibliography settings but I don't see any option to ignore punctuation here.

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  20. Be able to set sharing options on sub-folders like you do on folders

    Add sharing function for individual & group for sub-folders. It would be useful to be able to set sharing options on a sub folder without the parent folder having to be shared out as well.

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