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  1. Fix downloading of attached files

    I can't download attachments from my Refworks library. I can't get in touch with support either. I would not recommend RefWorks to anybody.

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  2. Search Databases

    Allow admins to add any databases to the Search Databases feature. For example, EBSCO databases, Gale Databases, Primo, WorldCat, Google Scholar, etc. It is currently limited to Z39.50, which is an old protocol.

    3 votes
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  3. Being able to export folder information with a reference.

    I would like to be able to see in which folder(s) a certain citation is once i have exported it for example to a .csv file.

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  4. **Yellow Pop-Up Menace**

    There is a persistent yellow pop up, which won't go away, no matter how many times you click the X.

    I propose it should disappear after the first click, or have a box to say 'don't show this message again'.

    Please vote for this - it's a menace.

    3 votes
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  5. Colour settings

    I am supporting a student with severe visual impairment for whom colour contrast is vital. The white background in RW is a problem. Could RW be developed to allow the colours to be changed? In her case she finds a black background with white writing best for her disability.

    3 votes
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  6. Make it faster

    For something that it paid for, my RefWorks is always moving REAL slow compared to other paid reference managers I've used (mainly EndNote). RefWorks seems to have trouble handling the 2,000+ references I've accumulated (and continue to accumulate) over my career.

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  7. follow local folder

    I save all the PDFs of my papers on a local folder. It will be great if RefWorks could follow this folder and add the reference automatically as soon as I save it to my drive.

    3 votes
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  8. Cite Them Right 11th edn. - US states need to be written in full

    Cite Them Right 11th edn. US states should be written in full.

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  9. Option to save and display year without month and day

    I never want to display the publication day and month, just the year. When I import references, the full date is automatically saved and displayed. I then have to go through my references deleting the information I don't want. Could there be options to save the year only and display this in place of the full date?

    I'm using RCM in Word.

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    Thank you for submitting this idea. There are two ways you can use the year only:
    1. Using the Bulk Edit feature, edit at once all references where the date contains a certain year and replace it with the year only (repeat for each year). Read more about Bulk Edit here: https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/RefWorks/Product_Documentation/RefWorks_User_Guide/0400_Managing_References#Editing_References
    2. Create a custom citation style that will use the Year field (for reference types that have this field) instead of the Date field. Watch the Citation Style Editor tutorial here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6ORsIDtNPk&t=168s

  10. Citation view - journal issue number

    Journal issue number is highlighted yellow if missing in Citation View. Can it be changed to yellow as some journals do not have an issue number.

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    Thank you for submitting this idea. The missing data indication is based on the style requirements, and cannot take the specific journal into account. Since in many cases a blank journal issue number field would indeed be considered missing data we would like users to have the yellow indication. You can still cite the reference with the missing data, the error will appear only in citation view and not in your citations and bibliography.

  11. Write-N-Cite - overview of new / old versions

    It would be great to have a page where not only the latest version of WnC will be downloable, but also an overview of previous versions and known issues connected with these versions.
    Because Proquest rather does not inform about found bugs, I am quite often not sure if it is absolutely necessary to download the latest version or not. We would also be able to better respond to queries from RW end-users who report non-standard RefWorks behavior.

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  12. references page generation

    Currently, the bibliography page generation doesn't work. It comes up with the loading symbol, but never loads. It was working originally, however the feature no longer works.

    3 votes
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  13. Develop RefWorks App for mobile devices

    Please make RefWorks available as an App for mobile devices. Students tell me that they prefer Zotero for this reason, as it enables them to access their references when they are researching in the field (i.e. without internet access)

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    Thank you for your valuable feedback. We won't be able to address this idea in our planned roadmap. We are committed to our users and are focusing on current goals and most requested features.

  14. Export from JBI (OVID) database

    Export from JBI (OVID) database. The only way a citation from JBI can be properly imported is to export in RIS format. This is not intuitive.

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  15. Trying out instructions before you post them

    Well, you have seriously pissed me off trying to download things (not working to "drag" thing to favorites bar, something got hung up in installing additional things I had to have before I could use Write and Cite) and find databases in your drop-down menu. How is it possible that "MLA" is not listed in our library databases??? Fortunately I have an appt with a librarian at 1:00, where I will either discover how to use RefWorks easily or switch to Endnote or something else.

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  16. Where in the heck is my RefWorks button or where do I find it now that it is installed? Where are my directions for using this?

    Here is an idea! Tell me how to find the RefWorks in MS Word after I install it! Where the heck is it! Where is the guidance on how to use it in Word? Come on guys, have a real user help you with this - I was supposed to be happily on my way using this tool to crank out my annotated bibliographies but I am spending valuable time to try and find how to use it. Really!?

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  17. Display fulltext link on all pages, not just the edit page

    Display fulltext link on all pages, not just the edit page. Thank you :)

    2 votes
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  18. 2 votes
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  19. "Create Account" option shows up too soon, produces error, turns students away

    On the Legacy Platform, students are experiencing an error when they attempt to create new account. The "Create Account" option shows up as soon as the consent button is checked, so students check on "Create Account" instead of "next" and experience an error, then turn away. Please do not put the "Create Account" option up until it's actually an option... until after student has entered their name, field of study, etc. This is extremely poor design.

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  20. Cut and paste references in google docs

    It would be great if it was possible to cut and paste in google docs without the references in the text you cut out disappears, or aren’t recognized as references when they are pasted into the text again.
    They don’t do this immediately but when you update the document or change your citation style.

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