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  1. Change Write-n-Cite 4.5 so that multiple authors with the same surname are distinguished by a suffix (a,b etc) on the date.

    WnC 4.5 deals with authors that have the same surname differently to WnC 4.4. Our style is based on a version of Harvard and in WnC 4.4 in text citations for authors with the same surname are given the suffix of a,b etc onto the date e.g: (Smith, 2008a), (Smith, 2008b) to distinguish them. In the new version (4.5) if these authors have different initials, then that is added into the citation e.g: (A. Smith, 2008), (B. Smith, 2008).

    If the citations in question have different years - then initials are added to that as well e.g: (A. Smith, 2008),…

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      under review  ·  Todd Vaccaro responded

      We have fixed the fundamental issue with author initials in in-text citations. Please review and let us know if this has addressed your concerns. To see the update, please download the latest version of WnC. If the problem persists, please contact support refworks.support@exlibrisgroup.com with your account information.

    • Allow public sharing

      Please allow public sharing of folders! Old RefWorks allowed us to create a link to a folder that we could then share with our users. This is especially important to us since this is how we share literature search results with our users - who are mostly not affiliated with universities and don't have RefWorks accounts.

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        under review  ·  Todd Vaccaro responded

        We are reviewing the requirements for this feature and actively designing this feature. Please let me know by emailing me. if you would like to join a Usability Testing on it.

      • Automatically download Full Text

        Download the Full Text, if it is available, automatically, so there's one less step in the research process.

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          under review  ·  Todd Vaccaro responded

          Thank you for your contribution, we are looking into adding this into our current roadmap and will discuss with our board of advisors.

        • 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.

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          • LibreOffice integration via a plugin (like Write-n-Cite with Word)

            Although RefWorks supports exporting bibliographies in ODF format, it's missing the integration with LibreOffice. Other reference management tools do provide this, so it would be useful if RefWorks did as well. Thank you!

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              under review  ·  Todd Vaccaro responded

              We will research how to create a plugin for LibreOffice and then can comment on when we could address it.

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