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  1. Warning that a reference is already in Refworks when import it

    I would be great, if Refworks detects duplicates while I import references. RefWorks could ask: "This is already in your RefWorks database. Do you want to import it anyway?"

    126 votes
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  2. "Remove from folder" once you run the duplication checker

    When users search multiple databases during the course of a project the chances are good that they'll need to de-duplicate a folder just in case they have multiple copies of the same citation. There is no option for users to "remove from folder" once they have run the duplication checker. More specifically, the option exists, but is greyed out and the user can't select the option.

    Per ExLibris support: "The deduplication feature assumes a user will want to delete the duplicates and not just remove them from a folder so the remove from folder functionality is not available after running…

    29 votes
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  3. Allowing tags to be searched across shared folders

    The professor was using a RefWorks shared folder for a class where the entire class worked on the bibliography for a major data research project. Each student needed to get credit for the number of good references they found so they tagged their references with their name. The professor found she couldn't search for the names to see all that student's references since tag search was limited to the tags she created. Our workaround was to create a shared project rather than a shared folder. That then meant all tags were shared. It's not necessarily a problem without a solution,…

    29 votes
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  4. Improve to DeDuplicate of Non-English References

    New RefWorks identifies some Japanese (or non-English) references as duplication even when they are not duplicated.
    Improvement of DeDuplication for Non-English language references is expected.

    21 votes
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  5. Deduplication of sub-folders, or between folders

    I would like to be able to de-duplicate sub-folders, for example where each sub-folder contains the results from a database search for a systematic review.

    Alternatively, a user should be able to choose to de-duplicate any two or more folders in refworks.

    16 votes
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  6. Be able to just hit Enter when using "Search Databases"

    When using "Search Databases" in the basic mode, make it so I can just hit Enter instead of clicking on the magnifying glass to enter my search terms.

    If the magnifying glass is necessary, either move it to the end of the search box or replace it with a blue Search box (as in the Advanced search).

    11 votes
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  7. Suggestion about de-duplicate feature

    After running the duplicate checker, items that result are check-marked by default. In my view, it would be better that none of them are check-marked by default. Then the user can check-mark just the ones they want to delete, without having first to deselect all the items.

    9 votes
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  8. Ability to copy metadata from the deduplication page

    It is currently impossible to copy any metadata from the deduplication page, yet it can be useful in doubtful cases to copy a DOI to verify it is correct, etc (I have just found a couple of duplicates that had the same reference but different DOIs: one of the two is somehow broken and non-existent. I had to write down on paper the two DOIs and then type them by hand in order to check the situation)

    9 votes
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  9. Allow searching by PMID in PubMed

    It would be helpful to be able to search by PMID when searching PubMed through RefWorks (i.e. through the "search databases" button on the left side of the screen). Sometimes we are searching for specific articles and have the PMID so that would save us time.

    7 votes
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  10. Improve sensitivity of deduplication function

    I find that even if I use all the deduplication choices "Exact match", "Close match" and "Legacy close match", there are still many duplicates left. I would like a more sensitive deduplication function.

    7 votes
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  11. Enable search of shared Folders

    Searching inside Refworks does not find records in Folders that I Joined in the Sharing area.

    Only records in my own account are found by the search. Neither Insitutional nor individually Shared folders can be searched.

    The usefulness of Sharing is much less when users can't find what they need in the folder.

    7 votes
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  12. Offer Sensitive and Specific deduplication algorithms instead of New and Legacy

    New RefWorks presently offers a choice of two deduplication algorithms that work differently. They find comparable numbers of duplicates, but they do not find the same duplicates. Users have to run both algorithms to find the maximum number of duplicates.

    Users would be better off if the choices were between a high-sensitivity search (flag any duplicate picked up by either algorithm) and a high-specificity search (flag only those duplicates picked up by both algorithms).

    6 votes
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  13. Deduplicate more than 2000 references simultaneously

    Enable deduplication of larger numbers of references than is currently possible

    4 votes
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  14. add deduplication feature for shared folders

    We would like to deduplicate even in shared folders.

    3 votes
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  15. Show the record count of ONLY the folder being deduplicated

    When finding duplicates in a top level folder, the record count shows the sum of all subfolders too, which suggests that they are ALL being searched (they are NOT at present). If the record count shows only the active folder being searched, it is more clear.

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