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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. Integrate with Primo

    Provide a easy way for the user to search for relevant resources in his library discovery tool from inside RefWorks.
    For customers that use Primo as their library discovery,

    8 votes
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  3. Search should default to folder you are working in

    If you are currently in a folder, perhaps the search function should default to searching the folder you are in, with an option to search your entire database of references.

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  4. Integrate with Summon

    Be able to search Summon from inside RefWorks' "Search Databases"
    Provide a easy way for the user to search for relevant resources in his library discovery tool from inside RefWorks.
    For customers that use Summon as their library discovery,

    4 votes
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  5. Arabic language option

    For the language option menu that is in the top blue ribbon could you please include Arabic?

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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.

  6. Develop RefWorks App for mobile devices

    Please make RefWorks available as an App for mobile devices. Students tell me that they prefer Zotero for this reason, as it enables them to access their references when they are researching in the field (i.e. without internet access)

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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.

  7. Be able to import your school contact list for student/faculty emails into RefWorks

    It would be great if we could have our school's contact info for emails imported into RefWorks so it was not necessary to manually type out each person's email for when you share a folder. This would greatly help when sharing with more than one person.

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  8. Journal names when abbreviated dont't get added to the reference list correctly.

    There seems to be a bug when adding references with abbreviated journal name to the reference list. Sometimes the reference gets divided into two lines even though it would fit to one line. This doesn't happen every time, but my collegeis having exatly the same problem.

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  9. Have cursor appear when the "Insert/Edit Citation" window opens, without having to click the "Search References" bar

    I would like to suggest that when the "Insert/Edit Citation" window opens, it would be nice if the cursor appeared already in the "Search References" bar, rather than having to click on it. This would make the process much smoother.

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  10. Colour settings

    I am supporting a student with severe visual impairment for whom colour contrast is vital. The white background in RW is a problem. Could RW be developed to allow the colours to be changed? In her case she finds a black background with white writing best for her disability.

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  11. **Yellow Pop-Up Menace**

    There is a persistent yellow pop up, which won't go away, no matter how many times you click the X.

    I propose it should disappear after the first click, or have a box to say 'don't show this message again'.

    Please vote for this - it's a menace.

    3 votes
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  12. Fix the auto import from Scopus into RefWorks

    Fix the auto import from Scopus to RefWorks

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  13. Allow page display customization

    I find that the "bubbly" nature of the new version makes it easy to start using, but now that I want to use it as a research tool, I would like to minimize the size of all the text, buttons, and icons so that more information can be displayed at one time. I would prefer the option to sort references and move through the platform efficiently. Make all my folders display in the same box (not separated by shared or not). In general, if it looked more like a computer files system rather than a phone app, it would allow…

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  14. Option to save and display year without month and day

    I never want to display the publication day and month, just the year. When I import references, the full date is automatically saved and displayed. I then have to go through my references deleting the information I don't want. Could there be options to save the year only and display this in place of the full date?

    I'm using RCM in Word.

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    Thank you for submitting this idea. There are two ways you can use the year only:
    1. Using the Bulk Edit feature, edit at once all references where the date contains a certain year and replace it with the year only (repeat for each year). Read more about Bulk Edit here: https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/RefWorks/Product_Documentation/RefWorks_User_Guide/0400_Managing_References#Editing_References
    2. Create a custom citation style that will use the Year field (for reference types that have this field) instead of the Date field. Watch the Citation Style Editor tutorial here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6ORsIDtNPk&t=168s

  15. Where in the heck is my RefWorks button or where do I find it now that it is installed? Where are my directions for using this?

    Here is an idea! Tell me how to find the RefWorks in MS Word after I install it! Where the heck is it! Where is the guidance on how to use it in Word? Come on guys, have a real user help you with this - I was supposed to be happily on my way using this tool to crank out my annotated bibliographies but I am spending valuable time to try and find how to use it. Really!?

    2 votes
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  16. Display fulltext link on all pages, not just the edit page

    Display fulltext link on all pages, not just the edit page. Thank you :)

    2 votes
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  17. "Create Account" option shows up too soon, produces error, turns students away

    On the Legacy Platform, students are experiencing an error when they attempt to create new account. The "Create Account" option shows up as soon as the consent button is checked, so students check on "Create Account" instead of "next" and experience an error, then turn away. Please do not put the "Create Account" option up until it's actually an option... until after student has entered their name, field of study, etc. This is extremely poor design.

    2 votes
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  18. Transfer old RefShare functions to new RefWorks

    The display of data in your own output style as well as the search functionalities from the old RefShare should definitely be included in the new version as well.

    Currently, only a listing is possible, which is definitely not sufficient to present the data well.

    2 votes
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  19. In the style Bluebook (notes & bibliography), 2 functions should be corrected

    In the style Bluebook (notes & bibliography), 2 functions could be corrected please. First, when the "Ref type" newspaper article is selected, RefWorks automatically adds "available at" for the URL, which is not correct for this style according to Bluebook edition 20th. Besides, in "Publish Date," RefWorks takes out the year out of the parenthesis, leaving inside the month and day. Second, when the "Ref type" Web page is selected, RefWorks does not transport whatever is written in the field "website" to the citation view. Also, the same thing with the year and the parenthesis happens.

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  20. Trying out instructions before you post them

    Well, you have seriously pissed me off trying to download things (not working to "drag" thing to favorites bar, something got hung up in installing additional things I had to have before I could use Write and Cite) and find databases in your drop-down menu. How is it possible that "MLA" is not listed in our library databases??? Fortunately I have an appt with a librarian at 1:00, where I will either discover how to use RefWorks easily or switch to Endnote or something else.

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