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  1. Citation Sort Order: Author and Date Descending

    In the citation settings, where you have the sort order - Can you please add the option to Author and Descending

    9 votes
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  2. Edit Tag Names

    If a tag has a typo or I realize it needs more or less nuance, if would be nice to edit the names of tags instead of just creating a new tag. Creating replacement tags means redundancies or duplicates when I look at the list of tags. Thanks.

    9 votes
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  3. RefWorks libguide - add information on RefWorks Citation Manager

    The RefWorks Libguide only contains information on Write N Cite.

    Please can information on RCM be added, in particular any instructions about software compatibility, especially with Macs?

    We find this libguide essential to point students to for the current info on what is best for their computer.

    9 votes
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  4. Diacritic characters

    Fix the problem diacritic characters. It was promised last year but still é or ä etc. have to be corrected manually.

    9 votes
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  5. Ability to copy metadata from the deduplication page

    It is currently impossible to copy any metadata from the deduplication page, yet it can be useful in doubtful cases to copy a DOI to verify it is correct, etc (I have just found a couple of duplicates that had the same reference but different DOIs: one of the two is somehow broken and non-existent. I had to write down on paper the two DOIs and then type them by hand in order to check the situation)

    9 votes
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  6. Please make the record count on the shared folders display the same record number to all users

    Currently the record count only shows the number of citations added by that user on the shared folders. A shared folder shows "0" if I've added nothing, but might contain 50 items. It would be useful for all on a shared folder to see the same count.

    8 votes
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    Completed  ·  0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Admin →
  7. Easily Recognizable APA 7 Standard Format

    When selecting APA 6 for the RefWorks bibliography, you see a standard option and other variations.
    • APA 6th - American Psychological Association, 6th Edition
    • APA 6th - Annotated with Abstracts - American Psychological Association, 6th Edition
    • APA 6th - Annotated with Abstracts - No Title Casing Applied - American Psychological Association, 6th Edition
    • APA 6th - No Title Casing Applied - American Psychological Association, 6th Edition
    • APA 6th - No Title Casing Applied, New DOI - American Psychological Association, 6th Edition

    When selecting APA 7, no standard/basic option is indicated.
    According to section 9.34 of…

    8 votes
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  8. Provide admin level option not to display the combined export page

    Allow admins to remove the "Which version of RefWorks would you like to export to?" page from view at the institutional account level and force export into New RefWorks.

    8 votes
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  9. 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.

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  10. Improve sensitivity of deduplication function

    I find that even if I use all the deduplication choices "Exact match", "Close match" and "Legacy close match", there are still many duplicates left. I would like a more sensitive deduplication function.

    7 votes
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  11. Cite them right 12th edition

    For a subscription service I don't feel you are current. However free alternative reference tools have managed to be more current.

    7 votes
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  12. Multiple URLs on record import - separate? or block

    Records can't support two links in the URL field, but mutliple URLS on import are all placed there. Some databases (Ovid) allow inclusion of either the "permalink" record URL and/or the external link resolver (full text). When the records are in Refworks, neither link works because they are in one URL field with a space separating them. It would be great if RW could support multiple links for a record (via import) but if not, then perhaps block on space or on the next "http" found?

    7 votes
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  13. don't automatically add a bibliography!

    I use google docs to write my papers and find it really annoying that RefWorks automatically adds a bibliography entry when I'm adding a reference. Footnotes are included in my institution's word count, but the bibliography is not, so when the bib is automatically added it disrupts my word count and makes it harder to quickly see where I'm up to. Is there any way I can turn this feature off and then just install the bibliography when I've finished the paper? thanks!

    7 votes
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  14. Enable search of shared Folders

    Searching inside Refworks does not find records in Folders that I Joined in the Sharing area.

    Only records in my own account are found by the search. Neither Insitutional nor individually Shared folders can be searched.

    The usefulness of Sharing is much less when users can't find what they need in the folder.

    7 votes
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  15. References Created per Month in new Refworks

    The "References Created per Month" statistics are offered by Legacy RefWorks but not by New RefWorks. These statistics are really useful to evaluate the RefWorks usage in our libraries and they are the more important for us.

    We like to have these statistics in New Refworks too.

    7 votes
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  16. Allow searching by PMID in PubMed

    It would be helpful to be able to search by PMID when searching PubMed through RefWorks (i.e. through the "search databases" button on the left side of the screen). Sometimes we are searching for specific articles and have the PMID so that would save us time.

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  17. Offer Sensitive and Specific deduplication algorithms instead of New and Legacy

    New RefWorks presently offers a choice of two deduplication algorithms that work differently. They find comparable numbers of duplicates, but they do not find the same duplicates. Users have to run both algorithms to find the maximum number of duplicates.

    Users would be better off if the choices were between a high-sensitivity search (flag any duplicate picked up by either algorithm) and a high-specificity search (flag only those duplicates picked up by both algorithms).

    6 votes
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  18. 5 votes
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  19. RefWorks API documentation

    We urgently need to see the API documentation for ProQuest RefWorks so that we can create our own export function for our library catalogue (Koha).

    The 'Save to RefWorks' button does not work for Koha so we have no option other than to create our own embedded export feature. Our developers cannot do this without the API documentation.

    5 votes
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  20. Admin: sort users by date last active

    Admin view of users - shoul dbe able to sort by any column AND download to excel/csv

    5 votes
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