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  1. Do responsive the Refworks site

    Currently the user interface and login site are hard to handle trough mobile devices.

    I suggest a user interface auto adaptable to device screen (responsive)

    94 votes
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  2. Be able to restructure folders more easily

    Currently, folder structure is set once created and cannot be modified without recreating and deleting folders. It would be great to be able to click and drag folders so that if we decided to make one folder into a subfolder, or make a subfolder into a main folder, we could click and drag it in/ out without having to create a new folder structure, move/ reassign all the references over, and then delete the previous folder structure.

    65 votes
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  3. Add "search" to the view tool

    One of the most useful tools when reading a document is the ability to search in the text. Please provide us with this essential tool when viewing the uploaded PDF documents.

    56 votes
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  4. Retraction Watch Notification Integration

    show retracted papers using the Retraction Watch database, provide notification directly into a users collection of bibliographic citations.
    option to filter / search on retracted papers in my collections.

    23 votes
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  5. Always show custom fields while editing a reference

    The old version of RefWorks had the ability to always display custom fields in edit mode.
    In the new version each one has to be added manually with the “Add more fields…” button, which is cumbersome. We use custom output styles and each reference needs the same custom fields to be applied to them.

    19 votes
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  6. Link to pubmed

    The old RefWorks version had an option to open the reference in pubmed, that option is not there with the updated ProQuest version? I need to use the update view since google docs and word docs do not link to the old version. I would like a link so I can directly open a reference in pubmed again, please.

    18 votes
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  7. Enable Ask a Librarian chat widgets within RefWorks

    Allow institutions to embed a LibChat or other chat service within the RefWorks interface

    16 votes
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  8. 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.

    15 votes
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  9. add journal title to table view

    In Table View, I would like to have a column with Journal Title.

    13 votes
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  10. add display scopes to the dropdown in all citation style list

    In 'All styles' page, only 17 citations are displayed and the user has to click page number to look through all styles list.

    Path: 'Create Bibliography' > 'Citation Style Editor'

    Please add display scopes to the dropdown same as the one in display option(references per page) from main page.

    For example,
    scale 25 to 1000 citation styles per page.

    13 votes
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  11. Text Color

    All text in Black. Hard to read titels. I wish there is a featrues through it I can control text colors. I can choose color for titels and color for tags and color for reference ... exct

    11 votes
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  12. Customize sidebar menu width

    Is there a way to expand the width of the sidebar menu to accommodate for longer folder names? That way, we'd be able to quickly read the entire folder name without having to hover over the number of results.

    10 votes
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  13. Be able to set sharing options on sub-folders like you do on folders

    Add sharing function for individual & group for sub-folders. It would be useful to be able to set sharing options on a sub folder without the parent folder having to be shared out as well.

    9 votes
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  14. Move the URL field to the top of the citation record preview screen

    Currently, the link resolver "Check for Full Text" field appears at the very top of the citation record preview screen. However, the URL field appears near the bottom of a citation preview record. For certain publication types, especially grey literature, the link resolver links perform poorly. It would be ideal if the URL field appeared near the top of the record with the link resolver field to ensure end users discover it.

    8 votes
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  15. Give the website a 'dark mode' option

    Please give a dark mode option, my eyes are killing me with the bright refworks tab open at 11pm whilst I write my dissertation. Thanks.

    8 votes
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  16. Save to RefWorks Design Improvements

    For the love of all that is holy, please create an option to minimize the 'Save to RefWorks' pop-up window when you're trying to input a reference. When Save to RefWorks can't manage to input most of the information itself (85% of the time!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!), you have to manually input, but the giant RefWorks window blocks half of the article information that you need to input from view

    7 votes
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  17. An localized icon image for OpenURLs (like Legacy RefWorks has)

    Currently each citation in legacy RefWorks can be configured to include the institution's unique image in place of the OpenURL link. Not sure why this is not an option in New RefWorks

    7 votes
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  18. Problems with entering date

    When full dates are entered in long date format (i.e. February 3, 2018), a comma is being added after the day number in the APA Citation view (i.e. 2018, Feb 3,). However, it should be displayed without the final comma (i.e. 2018, Feb 3). Entering the date without a comma (i.e. February 3 2018) into the 'Publish Date' field seems to correct the issue, but does not match the format of date as suggested by the in-field tip (i.e. "Mar 12, 2015" or "2015").

    6 votes
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  19. Reading and highlighting/annotating- it is so clunky. Please make it smoother and more flexible.

    The highlighting gets corrupted when one zooms in or out. Also, it doesn't seem possible to change the color of highlighting default. I find the default gold hard to see. I also like to color code, and it is too high maintenance to have to change after each highlight.

    6 votes
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  20. folder lock

    Have an option to lock certain folders which prohibits articles being deleted from them. Would help from accidentally losing files.

    4 votes
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