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  1. Allow multiple independent bibliographies

    Add an option to start a second new bibliography within a single document. This would be ideal for writing chapters where each section needs a separate bibliography.

    This would be very simple to add and would help with keeping formating consistent for other objects in documents like figures.

    14 votes
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  2. I would like to suggest that an upgrade be written so RefWorks can interface with Scrivener.

    It would be very handy to be able to import citations into the Scrivener writing system, as opposed to just having access to Word, etc.

    11 votes
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  3. Allow direct download of bibliography

    Allow direct download of bibliography with the file type of choice like the old RefWorks

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  4. Using Word Add-In and Plug-In with Track Changes and Comments

    Many students are working on extensive research papers using RefWorks plug-in or add-in in Word. They work with a faculty, using Track Changes and comments (either through sharing or saving and sending).
    There needs to be a section about how to safely use Track Changes with RefWorks. I had a student have a capstone paper really messed up and it was believed by tech support that track changes was the culprit.
    This is how people work and collaborate, so we need to understand up front how to safely use RefWorks and Track Changes in a Word document.
    A video would…

    9 votes
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  5. View all highlights

    The single most important thing I found when writing my book, and what I do desperately need for my dissertation, is a single location that lists all of my highlights from the entire project. The workflow of reviewing the documents, highlighting key ideas, viewing all the highlights, organizing them into a cohesive framework, then building it into the final product is one of the most keenly efficient ways I've ever seen to write a scholarly work, and you're one step away from being the perfect resource for that.

    Please.

    8 votes
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  6. Technical standards currently uses the default reference type. We would prefer it to use Cite Them Right's Harvard specification

    Cite Them Right defines it as:

    Name of authorising organisation (Year of publication) Number and title of standard. Place of publication: publisher OR Available at: URL (Accessed: date).

    (see attached screenshot for italics)

    This could also be applied to Summon's Harvard output style which is also deficient. For example, on Summon the Harvard output style cites:
    ASTM International 2017, Standard Practice for Sampling Freshly Mixed Concrete. This omits the parentheses around the year, and there is no metadata for: Place of publication: publisher. Similarly, for a BS EN ISO standard, the output is also wonky -- it should display British…

    6 votes
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  7. To cite in Author(year) format, currently Refworks allows to hide the author in the default format (Author, year) and we need to write manu

    To cite in Author(year) format, currently Refworks allows to hide the author in the default format (Author, year) and we need to write manually the author names outside the parenthesis.

    This is error prone and time consuming.

    Please bring in an option as a drop-down/tick box where "Author(year)" is also one choice. Endnote does this beautifully. See the attached illustration.

    Thank you

    5 votes
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  8. Remove final periods from footnote citations with multiple references

    In Chicago Notes & Bibliography style, footnote citations with multiple references are showing the final period (".") after each reference, even though RefWorks is correctly separating each reference with a semi-colon (";"), as per the Footnotes settings. Can you include a setting to automate removal of the final period?

    For example, when I add a footnote with one citation with RefWorks Citation Manager in Word, it correctly formats it as such:

    Clifford Geertz, The Interpretation of Cultures; Selected Essays (New York: Basic Books, 1973).

    However, when I add a footnote with two references, it does the following:

    Clifford Geertz, The

    5 votes
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  9. In RCM, allow reordering of references within a group of in-text citations.

    In WNC we could re-order in-text citations within a reference grouping, but there's no way to do this in RCM without deleting them all and re-adding in the preferred order, which can be time consuming with many references. This is relevant for numbered styles such as AMA. For example:

    Original:

    Many studies have found xyz. 1,2,3
    Ref list
    1. Smith 2023
    2. Jones 1999
    3. Bates 2004

    Then we decide to move Jones into the first position for:

    Many studies have found xyz. 1,2,3
    Ref list
    1. Jones 1999
    2. Smith 2023
    3. Bates 2004

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  10. Inclusion of page numbers in the numeric styles with RCM, specific AMA 11th. ed.

    The citations style AMA 11th. ed. is a number style with superscript. Although the focus is on numbers it is possible to add page numbers to the superscript according to the AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors, 2020, p. 64.

    With RCM it is not possible to add page numbers - I have tried to use the suffix-field - but it does not respond on "Edit citation".

    I did the same thing within Mendeley Cite and EndNote - using the suffix-field - and in these programs you can add the page numbers to the AMA superscript style.

    I…

    3 votes
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  11. Fix discrepancy in handling of 'retrieved' date

    In Edit record mode, 'Date retrieved' is a single uncontrolled text string. In Output Style editor, this data is split across two elements 'Retrieved (month/day)' and 'Retrieved (year)'. This means you risk ending up either with incomplete retrieved dates or with a repeat of the retrieval year in the citation output, depending on how the data is stored. Can these different data components by standardized, so that retrieval data is handled consistently?

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  12. RefWorks creates reference review for doctoral papers so it is already formatted, so all I have to do is input the information

    ReWorks creates the outline for a reference review. So I do not have to recreate the columns and titles for each category. So all I have to do is enter the information. RefWorks also puts in information in alphabetical or chronological order.

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  13. create an output style with sub-citations (see style Angewandte Chemie International)

    We need that Refworks support the sub-citation feature for the in-text citation and the reference list. There are many styles with this feature, Angewandte Chemie International... And a lot of science journals require this formatting.

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  14. Citation in text with continuous notes (ISO 690) used in books

    I would like to see RCM (Refworks Citation Manager) incorporate the option to use numerical citation with continuous notes, which is widely used in books. As permitted by Standard ISO 690

    "The numbers inserted in the text (in parentheses, brackets or superscripts) refer to notes, numbered according to the order of appearance in the text. Notes may contain references to cited resources. If there are several citations of the same resource, they will be given separate note numbers. "

    Now it isn´t possible

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  15. Font size of in-text citations

    When using the word add-in it would be preferable if the intext citations auto populate into the document at the same font size as the rest of the text.

    Currently I have to manually change the font size of I text citations. Every time a new citation is placed or ref works refreshes it changes the already placed citations back into the standard font size 11

    This could be achieved by the user setting their preferred font size via the settings of the reworks add in.

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