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  1. Link to pubmed

    The old RefWorks version had an option to open the reference in pubmed, that option is not there with the updated ProQuest version? I need to use the update view since google docs and word docs do not link to the old version. I would like a link so I can directly open a reference in pubmed again, please.

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  2. Write-n-Cite

    Dear RefWords gentlemen, I thank you for collaborating informing me how to speak the Write-n-Cite in the Microsoft word offcie 365 proplus.

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  3. Write-n-Cite

    Apreciados señores RefWords, les agradezco me colaboren informandome como hablitar el Write-n-Cite en el word de Microsoft offcie 365 proplus.

    Gracias por su respuesta

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  4. Provide detailed instructions for importing from MathSciNet

    Please provide detailed instructions for importing from MathSciNet, so that the user doesn't have to take lots of time to reconstruct them. They were provided in legacy RW.

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  5. Problem with deleting records

    I'm trying to delete some items from RW but can't do so. The delete option is greyed out.
    In other cases it's not.
    Have not heard back with a solution to this yet.

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  6. Suggestion about de-duplicate feature

    After running the duplicate checker, items that result are check-marked by default. In my view, it would be better that none of them are check-marked by default. Then the user can check-mark just the ones they want to delete, without having first to deselect all the items.

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  7. Quick Cite: Support footnotes

    Quick Cite does not currently support notes.

    5 votes
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  8. Is there a way to configure the default view when opening Refworks to have the option to choose the menu from the sidebar?

    Is there a way to configure the default view when opening Refworks to have the option to choose the menu from the sidebar?
    Hence, when a user logs into their account - have the center display empty and have the use choose from the left column default options.
    When our users log in - sometimes they get confused as to what they are looking at in the center area that currenlty defaults to 'all documents'
    Would like to have the center blank and have use choose what they want to see..

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  9. Provide the ability for admins to remove Institutional Styles

    Somehow, we have managed to get multiple occurances of the same Style set as Institutional Styles. I am told this is a known issue and that Development are aware but with no date for a resolution. It would be useful if Admins could remove Institutional Styles no matter what account they are from

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  10. Assign custom sorting: chronologically, but in 17th ed. Chicago Style-Notes and Bib

    While I want my entries to remain in Chicago Style, sometimes it is helpful to sort chronologically, but in more detail than RW currently allows which is only by year then author. I want to order the list more accurately: Year Ascending; Month Ascending; Day Ascending; Author; Title. I realize I can reorder the fields to begin with the full date, but then they are not in Chicago Style. How can I reorder the citations to be truly chronological (as I will have multiple dates within each year), without changing the Chicago Style order of each field?

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  11. Combining citations when article was published in installments, in Chicago Style

    When a journal article is published in installments, over the course of at least two issues, according to Chicago Style, it should appear this way:

    Brown, George C., ed. “A Swedish Traveler in Early Wisconsin: The Observations of Fredrika Bremer.” Pts. 1 and 2. Wisconsin Magazine of History 61 (Summer 1978): 300–318; 62 (Autumn 1978): 41–56.

    Mine turns out like this, even after I edited the “Edition” field so it could have the “Pts. 1 and 2” included:

    McLaughlin, George. "Cincinnati Artists of the Munich School." Pts. 1 and 2. The American Art Review 2, no. 1, 2 (Nov., Dec.…

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  12. Do responsive the Refworks site

    Currently the user interface and login site are hard to handle trough mobile devices.

    I suggest a user interface auto adaptable to device screen (responsive)

    12 votes
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  13. Drag and Drop to folders: option to decide whether to copy or move to another folder

    Drag and drop a reference to a folder: It would be nice, if I could choose wether I want to copy it to a folder or if I want to move it from one to another folder.

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  14. Customizable Log-in page for New RefWorks

    In Legacy RefWorks, admin can customize log-in page. We want this function taken over to New RefWorks.

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  15. Citation Style Editor: customize fields more

    In an output-style the field Publish year (date) is listed twice in one reference type. Behind the Short title and behind Place of Publication. The first time it is mentioned, it should end with a parenthesis. The second time not. But it is not possible to define different settings. I think it should be possible to differ. My suggestion is: It should be possible to choose a field, make a copy and give it a new name, for example "Publication date with parenthesis". Then I can edit the field independent from the other field "Publication date".

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  16. Option to add to the field "short title" to the bibliography, citations and footnotes

    In the citation style editor I am not able to add the field "short title" to my bibliography, citations or footnotes. Only the reference type Generic contains the field short title.
    But for some citation styles it is required.

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  17. Warning that a reference is already in Refworks when import it

    I would be great, if Refworks detects duplicates while I import references. RefWorks could ask: "This is already in your RefWorks database. Do you want to import it anyway?"

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  18. 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

    11 votes
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  19. Search output styles with other criteria than name of the style

    For example by subject areas, citation systems (for example footnotes, intext citations) or language

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  20. Make the DOI field editable

    Being unable to edit the DOI field in RefWorks creates a huge disincentive, especially for APA users. RefWorks needs to update to the latest DOI format (https:) or make the field accept the updated DOI prefix. Users now have to manually edit the DOI in their document. We are getting a lot of complaints from our users.

    Users also have to delete the unnecessary database URL that is imported with every citation.

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