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  1. Technical standards currently uses the default reference type. We would prefer it to use Cite Them Right's Harvard specification

    Cite Them Right defines it as:

    Name of authorising organisation (Year of publication) Number and title of standard. Place of publication: publisher OR Available at: URL (Accessed: date).

    (see attached screenshot for italics)

    This could also be applied to Summon's Harvard output style which is also deficient. For example, on Summon the Harvard output style cites:
    ASTM International 2017, Standard Practice for Sampling Freshly Mixed Concrete. This omits the parentheses around the year, and there is no metadata for: Place of publication: publisher. Similarly, for a BS EN ISO standard, the output is also wonky -- it should display British…

    6 votes
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  2. Allow page display customization

    I find that the "bubbly" nature of the new version makes it easy to start using, but now that I want to use it as a research tool, I would like to minimize the size of all the text, buttons, and icons so that more information can be displayed at one time. I would prefer the option to sort references and move through the platform efficiently. Make all my folders display in the same box (not separated by shared or not). In general, if it looked more like a computer files system rather than a phone app, it would allow…

    3 votes
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  3. allow sorting of references

    When viewing references, allow sorting options by date, author(s), title, etc.

    9 votes
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  4. Deduplication of sub-folders, or between folders

    I would like to be able to de-duplicate sub-folders, for example where each sub-folder contains the results from a database search for a systematic review.

    Alternatively, a user should be able to choose to de-duplicate any two or more folders in refworks.

    12 votes
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  5. Complemento de word

    En ocasiones cuando se trabaja con el complemento de word no funciona se deshabilita , como se puede mejorar esto que es muy desgastante.

    1 vote
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  6. designing my space

    It woulb be great if I could design what colour the background have, I like orange and purple better than blue.

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  7. Make 'Save to Refworks' tab more compatible with ProQuest articles

    Articles retrieved from ProQuest are interpreted as Web Pages instead of Journal Article and information has to be manually entered.

    6 votes
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  8. Improve print/electronic differentiation in imported book references

    The default setting for book imports is for electronic books and it is, in my experience, not apparent to users until an inaccurate bibliography is created.

    Perhaps you could:
    A) Change the default from electronic to print
    B) Bring the 'this is an electronic resource' tick-box to the top of the screen when a user imports a book record.

    13 votes
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  9. Add remove from folder button to folder menu bar

    Improve removing a reference from a folder

    Current method: Click on delete button, then select remove from folder.

    Suggested method: have a remove from folder button on the folder top menu bar.

    10 votes
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  10. Problems with entering date

    When full dates are entered in long date format (i.e. February 3, 2018), a comma is being added after the day number in the APA Citation view (i.e. 2018, Feb 3,). However, it should be displayed without the final comma (i.e. 2018, Feb 3). Entering the date without a comma (i.e. February 3 2018) into the 'Publish Date' field seems to correct the issue, but does not match the format of date as suggested by the in-field tip (i.e. "Mar 12, 2015" or "2015").

    4 votes
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  12. Improve to DeDuplicate of Non-English References

    New RefWorks identifies some Japanese (or non-English) references as duplication even when they are not duplicated.
    Improvement of DeDuplication for Non-English language references is expected.

    14 votes
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  13. Have the update notifications give details on compatibility

    I keep getting popups asking me to update on both computers but haven't done so because the last update was actually not compatible with my system. It takes quite a bit of searching to find this info and I can't find whether the new version has fixed the problem.

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  14. Add the ability to resize the window of Write-N-CiteⅢ and WNC4

    It may be useful for users to be able to change the window size of Write-n-Cite III and WNC 4 as they like.

    25 votes
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  15. Show Author Address/Affiliation in the Full View

    I manage an institutional database in legacy RefWorks, where it is vital, that I can see the author affiliation in reference.

    Please make this field visible in New RefWorks as well.

    11 votes
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  16. Increase the number of allowed subfolders

    Currently allowed 4 subfolders under each main folder. Would like that increase by several more allowed subfolders to better organize large projects or issues.

    12 votes
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  17. Citations need to be black

    when copy the references from the bibliography, the references are "dark grey" instead of black. It makes it troublesome to go through all the references by hand, and highlight all the references and change it to black. This is because in some formats, it includes the URL, which should be in "blue". Therefore, it is quite annoying to do so, and quite honestly, defeats the purpose of having a reference manager.

    4 votes
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  18. Add RSS feeds to folders

    Provide a simple RSS feed of a folder for sharing of references without the attachments.

    5 votes
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  19. Se demora en subir los archivos adjuntos de la referencia

    Existen archivos que se quedan sin poder subir para luego visualizarlos

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  20. Manual Reference - Resource list is not in alphabetical order.

    I would like to view the resource list in alphabetical order

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