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  1. Show author & date in Normal view (RW3)

    For users with hundreds of records, we need to identify references in a long list of similar titles. Author or date sorting doesn't help if that info isn't visible. Normal view could be more citation-like, please.

    39 votes
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  2. Show folder location

    When displaying search results within Refworks, indicate the folder(s) where it resides.

    25 votes
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  3. Google Docs Tool -- Add the ability to include page numbers as part of the in-text citation

    In APA if you are using a direct quote one should include the page number(s) as part of the in-text citation. In the Google docs tool, there is a space for adding page numbers for that very reason, but it's grayed out and unusable.

    Our students primarily use Google docs for their writing so this would be super helpful.

    14 votes
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    APA 7th in-text citations do not include page numbers, unless there is a direct quote. Therefore the pages option is grayed out when selecting APA 7th. It is available for styles that include page numbers, such as MLA 7th Edition. There are two workarounds that allow editing page numbers when the style does not require them:
    - Create a custom style with pages included and share it as an institutional style. For details refer to this section of the RefWorks Customer Knowledge Center: https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/RefWorks/Product_Documentation/RefWorks_User_Guide/0900_Managing_Citation_Styles#Editing_Non-CSL_Citation_Styles. Note that this style would then apply to all in-text citations in the document, whether they are direct quote or not.
    - Use the required APA 7th style and add page numbers manually for direct quotes only.

  4. Ability for Admin to remove users

    I would like to have the ability to remove users as an admin capability.

    12 votes
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  5. Add Line Breaks to New RefWorks

    Please add a line break function to the style editor. For those of us that have to submit Working Bibliographies for auditing, it would be great if we were able to export our large amounts of references with the abstract already on the next line as opposed to having to go back and perform line breaks manually after exporting.

    11 votes
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  6. Enable Option to Delete User Accounts

    Currently Refworks doesn´t have the option for delete user accounts. Even if you send invitation for new users, you can not delete invitations.

    Is extrange because, you can give admin privilegies to account but you can not delete it.

    7 votes
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    Currently in new RefWorks Admins can deactivate user accounts. Please let us know if there is something about this feature that you would like enhanced.

  7. DOI search function

    Under "Add Reference" Have a space to quickly input the DOI and find article based on that. Currently, there is a space to add that modifier under the Save to Refworks function, but all I continually get is "service is unavailable".

    6 votes
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  8. Accounts Created per Month in new Refworks

    The "Accounts 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 second more important for us after the "New References".

    We like to have these statistics in New Refworks too.

    5 votes
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  9. Browser Extensions for Importing

    Provide a browser add-on or extension which paints a button on database pages to easily download the citation, but also the full text.

    4 votes
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  10. Want to collect past Sessions from Usage Statistics

    We can get sessions of only the year that we access the usage statistics page now, but we actually want to get ones of the previous year or before.

    4 votes
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  11. Me encantaría poder importar más de una referencia a la vez, ahora solo puedo subirlas de una en una

    Después de descargar varias referencias, estaría bien poder importarlas de golpe y no una a una.
    Gracias

    4 votes
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  12. Share references with other projects (under the same account)

    I need to share references with different projects and there is no way to do that. Please advise or add that feature. Thanks!

    4 votes
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    To move/copy references between projects, export the references from the initial project where they are placed and import them into the other project(s), or use sharing. See more details in the “To move references from one project to another:” section here: https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/RefWorks/Product_Documentation/RefWorks_User_Guide/0400_Managing_References#Working_with_Projects

  13. Add notes onto references.

    It would be useful if you could add notes onto your reference as to the themes or something you want to touch on in your work. Tags and folders just aren't quite enough.

    3 votes
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  14. Search and find references by PMID!

    can we search and find references by PMID?

    2 votes
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  15. I would appreciate if you could tell me how to install a style from CSL and how to create or modify a style

    I would appreciate if you could tell me how to install a style from CSL and how to create or modify a style

    2 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
  16. Create Bibliography Using Sources From Multiple Folders

    I would like to utilize subfolders for a literature review based on themes. However, I confirmed with support that there is no way to select sources from multiple folders when using the "Create Bibliography" feature. This would be a helpful feature to add.

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    1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Admin →

    While you can’t select references from multiple folders there are two ways to create such a bibliography:
    1. Select Create Bibliography from the All References tab and not from a specific folder.
    2. Create a new folder and copy to it all relevant references (this is similar to My List in legacy RefWorks with the added benefit that it won’t be cleared when you logout, as is the case with My List).

  17. 2 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
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  20. Viewing abstracts at once when folder is shared

    In Legacy RefWorks, when you share a folder with a patron, they have the option of viewing the full reference which will show the abstract. In New RefWorks, those who you share the folder with cannot customize their view. They have to click on each abstract to view each abstract.

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