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  1. try to generate a performance: function FIND ( phrases, words, collors, field codes...)

    The idea is to find all you need by using an pertinent function FIND which works with all formats.

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  2. 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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  4. Remove shared folder access codes

    We've noticed that when a user shares a folder, the link that the recipient receives generates a screen that asks for an access code if they are not already logged into RefWorks.

    We can see that there is a login link in the top banner but most of our users will miss this.

    Is it possible to have the usual login options (e-mail address and institutional login) in the main screen?

    We've also noticed that, once you do login, it takes a little while for the shared folder to appear in the menu section on the left and once it…

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  5. Be able to support https callback.

    It does not support https callback right now. With the wide-spread adoption of https, this should be supported.

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  6. Capture PMID from CINAHL records upon import

    EBSCO has isolated the PMID in as a piece of data in their CINAHL records; however, this doesn’t appear to be captured in an import into RefWorks. Please capture this item when available in CINAHL records.

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  8. Fix discrepancy in handling of 'retrieved' date

    In Edit record mode, 'Date retrieved' is a single uncontrolled text string. In Output Style editor, this data is split across two elements 'Retrieved (month/day)' and 'Retrieved (year)'. This means you risk ending up either with incomplete retrieved dates or with a repeat of the retrieval year in the citation output, depending on how the data is stored. Can these different data components by standardized, so that retrieval data is handled consistently?

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  9. Refworks lite

    Refworks lite simplified interface aimed at highs school students Years 7 to 10 with simplified lead through and limited citation choices

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  10. 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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  11. Labels and comments

    Anything in RefWorks is working properly during the last weeks. I am affraid that some relevant research information is missed. This would have to be inconceivable in a tool like this.

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  12. Browser neutral logging in to RCM add-in

    When you try to log in to the RCM add-in, you have to have Internet Explorer loaded on your machine. If you don't get you get an error message (but it doesn't tell you why). I'm not a developer, but I'd be very surprised if there weren't a way to make this call browser neutral, rather than specifying a particular browser! Windows 10 is NOT delivered with IE, it only comes with Edge. We have to tell our students to download a useless outdated browser, just so that they can log into RCM!

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  13. Remove formating on import

    Cut and pasted or imported html to be stripped before adding to RefWorks. This would separate the content from it's styling and allow the selected citation style to work correctly.

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  14. 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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  16. Allow users to link their ProQuest MyResearch account to New RefWorks

    At the moment, you can only link the two if you have an account in the old RefWorks.

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