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  1. add display scopes to the dropdown in all citation style list

    In 'All styles' page, only 17 citations are displayed and the user has to click page number to look through all styles list.

    Path: 'Create Bibliography' > 'Citation Style Editor'

    Please add display scopes to the dropdown same as the one in display option(references per page) from main page.

    For example,
    scale 25 to 1000 citation styles per page.

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  2. Search Option in Reference Citation Manager

    I would like to bring to your attention about a critical issue regarding the search function in Reference Citation Manager (RCM). We have encountered a problem that it is unable to retrieve relevant article records when searching for separate keywords of a title in RCM.

    It was also discovered that RCM does not provide an “Advanced” search function, compared with RefWorks interface. Considering our testing and comparison with the RefWorks interface, it is apparent that RCM lacks the necessary functionality to support advanced searching. Users are unable to retrieve relevant records unless they specifically type joint words, which is impractical…

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  3. Search Option in RefWorks

    We checked with the RefWorks Support Centre regarding the basic search option settings. The search always prioritizes the joint word over the two separate keywords. To search for the two separate keywords from the title, we need to use the "Advanced Search" option as it provides better refinement of results. Searching for two separate words may not locate such record. However, from the users' perspective, we will simply select some major keywords instead of typing the joint words together every time. Additionally, we will not interpret "Advanced Search" as a search for separate words. Therefore, we believe that there is…

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  4. Refworks citation manager

    Refworks citation manager - the order of folders to narrow the citation selection from 'all references' down to a particular folder should be reversed, such that the most recent folder created, and therefore the one most likely to be required, should be at the top of the list and not the bottom.

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  5. Automatically switch from Title to Short Title in repeated references

    In Chicago Notes & Bibliography style, repeated references are supposed to display a shortened title.

    For example, the following book:

    Barbie Zelizer, Remembering to Forget: Holocaust Memory through the Camera's Eye (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003), 7.

    Subsequent citations after the first should appear as:

    Zelizer, Remembering to Forget 7.

    Please add an option to replace the Title field with the Short Title field in repeated references. (Or better yet, use AI to automate shortening titles!)

    4 votes
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  6. In RCM, allow reordering of references within a group of in-text citations.

    In WNC we could re-order in-text citations within a reference grouping, but there's no way to do this in RCM without deleting them all and re-adding in the preferred order, which can be time consuming with many references. This is relevant for numbered styles such as AMA. For example:

    Original:

    Many studies have found xyz. 1,2,3
    Ref list
    1. Smith 2023
    2. Jones 1999
    3. Bates 2004

    Then we decide to move Jones into the first position for:

    Many studies have found xyz. 1,2,3
    Ref list
    1. Jones 1999
    2. Smith 2023
    3. Bates 2004

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  7. Set default number of records to view

    At the moment the default number of results to view is 25. There is no option to change this as a default; you have to change it every time you search. I would like to see it made possible to have different numbers of results as a default.

    3 votes
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  8. Merging Folders

    Would it be possible to be able to merge folders when creating a bibliography from more than 1 folder

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  9. 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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  10. Stop defaulting back to original settings

    I sometimes import large numbers of references or are working with databases with large numbers of references, so I set the number to display so that I can see all references on one page. RefWorks keeps defaulting back to 50 per page. I have to keep changing it back and have sometimes only edited/moved 50 references before I realized it had defaulted back and that the rest weren't displayed. Please also stop defaulting to sorting by date added or normal view instead of what I had changed it to. I set it a certain way for a reason and it…

    16 votes
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  11. Customize sidebar menu width

    Is there a way to expand the width of the sidebar menu to accommodate for longer folder names? That way, we'd be able to quickly read the entire folder name without having to hover over the number of results.

    10 votes
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  12. I also suggest that you enable a line to put additional information about a folder, for example: "XYZ User Search" or any useful information

    I also suggest that you enable a line to put additional information about a folder, for example: "XYZ User Search" or any useful information about that folder. In the Reference Manager there was a similar metadata and it was very useful

    5 votes
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  13. Import citations into multiple projects at once

    Please add new function to import citations into multiple projects at once.

    11 votes
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  14. Please make RefWorks for Google Docs compatible with Open Athens (single sign on)

    Please make RefWorks for Google Docs compatible with Single Sign such as OpenAthens. Our students don't want to use it since it requires an additional password.

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  15. Add "search" to the view tool

    One of the most useful tools when reading a document is the ability to search in the text. Please provide us with this essential tool when viewing the uploaded PDF documents.

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  16. 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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