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  1. RefWorks style을 학회 사이트에서 직접 다운받을 수 있도록 해주세요

    많은 저널에서 제공하는 저자 투고정보에서는 EndNote 투고스타일을 제공하고 있고 심지어는 Elsevier 에 소속된 저널에서는 Mendeley까지 제공하고 있습니다. RefWorks 스타일은 사서가 일일이 만들어 제공해야 하는데 매우 불편하고 시간이 소요되고 있습니다. 이를 해결할 방법은 있는지요? 계속 이렇게 사서가 만들어 제공해야 한다면 지금까지 사용을 유도하기 위하여 힘든 기간을 거쳐왔지만 스타일이 제공되는 다른 Tool을 안내해야 하는 것이 아닌가 하는 생각이 많아지고 있습니다. 이를 해결해주시기 바랍니다.

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  2. Adding a URL/ DOI at the appropriate times, depending on the source

    We tell students that when they access one of our databases and export to RefWorks, then they can treat the journal article as a print copy – i.e. they don’t need to put the URL or the date they accessed it – see 1st ref example. If they get an article from Google Scholar, then they need to add the URL and the date they accessed it – see 2nd ref example.


    1. Axelsson, J. and Sörensen, J. (2013) The 2D hotelling filter - a quantitative noise-reducing principal-component filter for dynamic PET data, with applications in patient dose reduction, BMC Medical…

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  3. An localized icon image for OpenURLs (like Legacy RefWorks has)

    Currently each citation in legacy RefWorks can be configured to include the institution's unique image in place of the OpenURL link. Not sure why this is not an option in New RefWorks

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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. 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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  6. Improving offline access to PDFs: Organize PDFs in dropbox in folder

    It is great you provide offline access to references via dropbox. However, it would be very helpful if those references were organized in folders that matched the folders in refworks.

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  7. Remove ssl 3.0 from write-n-cite.

    Remove SSL 3.0 as it is old, unsafe and no longer supported on many university workstations.

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  8. RefWorks creates reference review for doctoral papers so it is already formatted, so all I have to do is input the information

    ReWorks creates the outline for a reference review. So I do not have to recreate the columns and titles for each category. So all I have to do is enter the information. RefWorks also puts in information in alphabetical or chronological order.

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  9. Have MLA 8th edition be the default - NOT 7th ed.

    Have MLA 8th edition be the default - NOT 7th ed.

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  10. folder lock

    Have an option to lock certain folders which prohibits articles being deleted from them. Would help from accidentally losing files.

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  11. チャット+カレンダー(Googleカレンダーなど外部のアプリとの連携でもOK)で共同研究管理やタスクフォース進捗管理ができることが望ましい。きるようにしてほしい。

    PDFファイルを格納するのは、ToDOリスト作り、共同研究や遠隔地の研究者と共著を進めるなど、これからの研究スタイルでは不可欠のものになる。飛行機代を研究資材に充てることで研究効率を高めていく、そのためには文献管理=タスク・スケジュール管理であるべきだ。
    カレンダーとチャット機能、ガントチャートなどのタスクフォースツールを共有できるには、シンプルなものが必要だ。各国で既存流通されているシステム(GoogleカレンダーやBACK LOGなど)を取り込めるような仕組みを活用できることで後続の研究者育成と直結できるだけでなく、次のユーザー囲い込みも可能になる

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  12. error al guardar un cambio la barra de usuario pregunta y lenguaje e institucion no permite guardar o cancelar los cambios

    error al guardar un cambio de una fuente, la barra de usuario ayuda (?) y lenguaje e institución no permite guardar o cancelar los cambios

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  13. Manual Referencing - Editing/Deleting Fields

    It would be useful if fields could be deleted as well as added when editing or compiling a manual reference e.g. Bills – we do not need the Sponsors field as it will add Anon which is not required.

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  14. 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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  15. Opción bases de datos

    En la opción "Buscar en bases de datos" no consigo mi universidad

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  16. Platform modification

    Thank you for this opportunity. I want to suggest that the platform be modified so that one can read an article while using the web version.

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  17. Specify when multiple shared first-authors or selectively modifying a given citation

    Nowaday, there are more and more issues with sharing of first-authorship. In our field, it is recommended to cite all first-authors.

    Here are two articles:
    1. Dohner K., Ramos-Nascimento A., Bialy D., Anderson F., Hickford-Martinez A., Rother F., Koithan T., Rudolph K., Buch A., Prank U., et al. Importin alpha1 is required for nuclear import of herpes simplex virus proteins and capsid assembly in fibroblasts and neurons. PLoS Pathog. 2018;14:e1006823. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006823
    2. Schilling M, Bulli L, Weigang S, Graf L, Naumann S, Patzina C, Wagner V, Bauersfeld L, Goujon C, Hengel H, Halenius A, Ruzsics Z, Schaller T, Kochs…

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  18. Highlighting OCR'ed pdfs

    Pdfs that are imported from subscription databases are able to be highlighted and notes created. However, pdfs from other sources, like scanned pdfs, smartphone created pdfs, and pdfs from the web, are not able to be highlighted and notes added. It would be nice if pdfs from any source, imported into RefWorks, can be highlighted and notes created in the document.

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  19. Include a copy prompt for your referenced quotes when you highlight them.

    Include a copy prompt for your referenced quotes when you highlight them.

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  20. 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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