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  1. APA capitalization

    I would love to see the automation of capitalizing proper nouns in APA. I believe that the only way to currently achieve this is to edit the citation after export.

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  2. Please negate the need for Refworks to require a new tab and login when I export new references from my Institution's database.

    I would like all my exported references to default to the Refworks database I already have open at the time.
    Each time I export a new reference into Refworks, I am asked to login again which results in multiple Refworks tabs open.

    61 votes
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    After investigation we determined this is not possible to change as each database sets own link targets on their own sites, resulting in RefWorks being open in separate tab. With multiple tabs, references are imported independently and are not overwritten. 

  3. Add customizable BibTex citekey field

    The ability to export Bibtex files is a key feature of RefWorks. However, the format of the citekey is terrible - too long and difficult for users to recall. Other reference managers allow customization of this field, and RefWorks should, too.

    47 votes
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  4. Add "one line one cite" feature. Gives people ability to insert in-text citations in programs other than Word or Google Docs.

    Our campus is using Microsoft Office 365. The "one line one cite" feature that was available in the Legacy version gives the option of being able to insert citations/create bibliographies in other writing software.

    39 votes
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    Thank you for your feedback. We don't see this feature being included in the product roadmap at this time, since it isn't aligned with currently most requested functionalities and feature requests.

  5. Import filter for ICTRP (clinical trials database)

    Please could you provide an import filter for .xml files of references which can be exported from the ICTRP database:
    http://www.who.int/ictrp/en/
    It's free to use so it should be possible for you to obtain an .xml file with the tagged references on which to base an import filter. Clinical trials databases are searched a lot in health.

    38 votes
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    We've carefully considered your feedback, surveyed RefWorks users and have decided not to include this feature in the current release. Contact us directly if you have any questions.

  7. can you make it as an add-in for powerpoint?

    make refworks compatible with Powerpoint so that works cited can be incorporated into the presentation

    36 votes
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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.

  8. 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!

    36 votes
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  9. Transfer the search strategy from the database(s) searched to the results folder we shared with library user(s)

    It would be very helpful if we could transfer the search strategy from the database(s) searched to the results folder we shared with our library user(s) - our searches tend to be used for publications and search so the search strategy is very important. If PRISMA diagrams could also be added to the folder, this would also be helpful. Thanks.

    31 votes
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  10. Add the ability to resize the window of Write-N-CiteⅢ and WNC4

    It may be useful for users to be able to change the window size of Write-n-Cite III and WNC 4 as they like.

    26 votes
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  11. Add Menu for Language Setting on WnC

    We can set the language by ourselves when we login to WnC with Legacy RefWorks account, but we cannot when we login to New version's account. Please add menu to set the language even when we login to WnC with New RefWorks accounts! This request is for users who also uses non-English languages in the world, but I think it is needed.

    24 votes
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  12. URGENT - New import HELP (BIBLIOSAN)

    Dear ALL,
    I am writing from the San Matteo hospital (Bibliosan consortium). We are participating in an important European project on convalescent plasma and Covid-19. We are doing a bibliographic search in many databases. Many of these are not present in the Refwork import and also their export formats. Do you think it is not acceptable that formats such as .txt, .csv, .xml cannot be imported into Refworks in both new and 2.0.
    These are important sites such as EU Clinical Trials Register https://www.clinicaltrialsregister.eu/ctr-search/search (attached on example) or WHO https://www.who.int/ictrp/en/.

    Can you add these formats or databases? Our research…

    21 votes
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    After taking a look at the files generated by these sites, we see they are not reference files and don’t have consistent reference metadata. Therefore they cannot be imported as references. You can of course upload such a file into RefWorks in order to store it in your collection (as a single reference with the file attached, not a reference per entry in the file). To do so select “Add” → “Upload Document”.

  13. Include a backup and restore system in the new Refworks version

    I think it is important to incorporate into the Refworks application, a utility for backing up and restoring both bibliographic references, as well as the structure of folders, labels, shared items, etc.

    20 votes
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  14. Integrate RefWorks in Canvas LMS

    Integrate RefWorks in Canvas LMS so researchers i.e, teachers, professors, instructors can easily build their citations directly in the Canvas learning management system.

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  15. Increase the number of allowed subfolders

    Currently allowed 4 subfolders under each main folder. Would like that increase by several more allowed subfolders to better organize large projects or issues.

    18 votes
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  16. Make 'Save to Refworks' tab more compatible with ProQuest articles

    Articles retrieved from ProQuest are interpreted as Web Pages instead of Journal Article and information has to be manually entered.

    12 votes
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  17. Make RefWorks Citation Manager available offline

    I would like RefWorks Citation Manager in Word to be available when working offline, just as Write-n-Cite is.

    11 votes
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    Thank you for your valuable feedback. Microsoft Office add-ins are web-based. These are always hosted on the provider's web server and are not cached for offline use. The system used by add-ins requires a connection to the provider's web server which verifies the user's license. Add-in manifests are not available for local download and installation.

  18. Show Author Address/Affiliation in the Full View

    I manage an institutional database in legacy RefWorks, where it is vital, that I can see the author affiliation in reference.

    Please make this field visible in New RefWorks as well.

    11 votes
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  19. Make it possible to restrict users' email address update by admin.

    Administrators of some institutions want the users not to update their email addresses by themselves.

    11 votes
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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.

  20. Make your buttons work

    It would be really nice if your importing function actually worked instead of have buttons that do nothing. I have tried to import from a .ris file in every possible why and there is no result. Also, your "Email Us" button doesn't do anything. Also, you create folder button didn't work until the third time, at which point it created 3 folders. This is a software used by universities around the globe and you have these types of issues. Please do better.

    11 votes
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