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  1. Import "Google Scholar" as source

    Seeing references imported from Google Scholar, its "Source Name" field is "Google". Is it possible to change it to "Google Scholar"?

    8 votes
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  2. Add NCBI abbreviations for AMA 11th edition

    Abbreviation of journals in accordance with NCBI https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nlmcatalog/journals/ is inconsistent for AMA 11th edition format. Sometimes the generated citations have abbreviated titles and other times they don't.

    6 votes
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  3. Provide a RefWorks citation format that will be able to be used by any software

    It would be very useful if there was a way to have a RefWorks citation format for every reference so that we can use them in any software besides MS Word (e.g. MS Powerpoint, Obsidian, Notepad).

    Example: I want to organize my research ideas in Obsidian software. Next to each idea, I want to keep (shortly) the references that are related to each idea as kept in Refworks. I don't mind about the citation style. All I want, is a short unique Refworks citation of my references that will link to the actual reference to the Refworks library.

    Then, when…

    6 votes
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  4. Fix TypeErrors related to uBlock Origin

    Users who use uBlock Origin and try to log in to RefWorks are unable to do so. (Tested in Firefox and Chrome.) The devtools console reports a TypeError regarding some tracking structures found unexpectedly undefined at login time. There are very simple ways to handle such cases gracefully in the code, and should be a simple fix for any modern website.

    Right now, there is a help document at https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/RefWorks/Knowledge_Articles/RefWorks_Browser_Best_Practices, to which a support representative will send users, upon request. This document explains that RefWorks does not play well with the likes of uBlock Origin, and requests that users…

    3 votes
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  5. Add new field for translated books

    Could you please consider adding new fields; publisher and published year of translated version? Some bibliographies for books require them of ranslated version besides original version.

    3 votes
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  6. Add Social Media as a Ref Type

    We use Cite Them Right 11th ed. Many social media examples have a medium type e.g. [Podcast], [Facebook]. Medium is not a field I can add for a RefWorks webpage type.

    3 votes
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  7. RefWorks Statistics - referencing/citation style being used

    If possible please include stats on what referencing/citation style our users are using in refworks (and if possible in WnC).

    Reasons : to help us have a better idea of what our users are actually using and catch those areas using other styles that we are aware of.

    6 votes
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  8. Include DOI in openURL to work with LIbKey Link

    Include DOI in the OpenUrl passed by RefWorks so that we may use Third Iron's LibKey Link as our Link Resolver

    14 votes
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  9. Move the URL field to the top of the citation record preview screen

    Currently, the link resolver "Check for Full Text" field appears at the very top of the citation record preview screen. However, the URL field appears near the bottom of a citation preview record. For certain publication types, especially grey literature, the link resolver links perform poorly. It would be ideal if the URL field appeared near the top of the record with the link resolver field to ensure end users discover it.

    8 votes
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  10. Allow verbatim text from author field

    Have the option to remove the automatic 'Last name, first name' format of the author field and instead pipe verbatim text into references. This would especially help when the author is an organisation.

    1 vote
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  11. Add the ability for group members in a shared Project to leave feedback/messages for each other.

    For example, I have a professor working with a group of students. They are all collaborating on a Project. The professor would like to leave feedback for the students regarding the references they are adding.

    10 votes
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  12. Refworks plugin available in Overleaf (LaTeX editor)

    A direct plugin to insert bibliography from Refworks in Overleaf (like it's possible with others reference managers as Mendely, Zotero...)

    11 votes
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  13. Using Word Add-In and Plug-In with Track Changes and Comments

    Many students are working on extensive research papers using RefWorks plug-in or add-in in Word. They work with a faculty, using Track Changes and comments (either through sharing or saving and sending).
    There needs to be a section about how to safely use Track Changes with RefWorks. I had a student have a capstone paper really messed up and it was believed by tech support that track changes was the culprit.
    This is how people work and collaborate, so we need to understand up front how to safely use RefWorks and Track Changes in a Word document.
    A video would…

    9 votes
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  14. 8 votes
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  15. "Refworks Citation Manager (RCM)"

    I would like "Refworks Citation Manager (RCM)" to appear explicitly in Tools / Cite references in the word processor / Microsoft word, since it is surprising not to find this term, because in the videos he is mentioned

    10 votes
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  16. Enable customizing the dash between the page numbers

    RefWorks automatically uses a dash between page numbers in bibliography and I can't customize the dash. My uni requires us to use en dash in bibliography and I have to always edit it to the bibliography after creating it. It would be so much easier if i could customize the dash in citation style editor.

    4 votes
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  17. 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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  18. 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.

    2 votes
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  19. 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.

    3 votes
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  20. 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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