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  1. 56 votes
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  2. WAYFless URL to access RefWorks 3 directly without using login page.

    We would need a WAYFless URL to RefWorks 3. In our workflows users want to go directly to RefWorks 3 from within other applications. The route to go to the login page is not needed with a WAYFLess URL. Haveing requested this already three years ago nothing seems to have happened. Frustrating.

    55 votes
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  3. Export Tags

    It is essential that RefWorks export "tag" metadata in its various export formats. I have been using RefWorks for years but am discontinuing my use of your product until tag data is exportable. Tag metadata is some of the most valuable data in the library of citations that I have amassed over the past four years, and because it is not currently exportable, it feels as if ProQuest is holding my data hostage. Exportable metadata is not merely a perk to be added to your service; it is a MAJOR structural flaw that needs to be addressed.

    52 votes
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  4. A new reference type for standards

    Could you create a new reference type for standards? There isn't a ready-made option for this. It seems that it isn't possible to rename existing reference types.

    52 votes
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  5. Make it possible to add the RefID to an export or to a custom style

    We would like to export from New RefWorks with a RefID included. At this moment, the default export options don't include the RefID and it's not possible to add the field RefID to a custom style.

    Use case: two researchers have to look at the literature for a systematic review and decide on inclusion or exclusion. They want to have a list in Excel with title and abstract and RefID to make it easier to compare and clean their list afterwards. This is possible in Legacy RefWorks, but not in New/ProQuest RefWorks.

    45 votes
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  6. Duplicate references

    In RefWorks Legacy it was possible to duplicate references in edit mode. - This was a very helpful tool for example when editing book chapters. Please also implement in RefWorks.

    33 votes
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  7. APA 7th style should insert HTTP prefix to DOI, not require it to be hardcoded

    The DOI metadata field should include literally just the DOI, so that users can switch styles without having to manually edit every record. The 7th edition style is forcing users to hardcode the https://doi.org/ in the DOI field which renders it unusable for any other style that doesn't use that format. Instead require the user to NOT have any characters (eg doi:) in the DOI field other than the actual DOI, and apply the https://doi.org/ prefix to the data when generating the bibliography for APA 7th citations.

    27 votes
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  8. Request for update to AGLC4 in RefWorks

    We would like to request that an update for AGLC4 be done in RefWorks. This style has been out for a while now.

    21 votes
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  9. public URL: output style and search function

    Sharing folders publicly I'm missing the option to choose between different (customized) output styles as well as a search function. This was available in the old version.
    For exernal users without refworks accounts the publications lists are not very comfortable to use.

    12 votes
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  10. RefWorks libguide - add information on RefWorks Citation Manager

    The RefWorks Libguide only contains information on Write N Cite.

    Please can information on RCM be added, in particular any instructions about software compatibility, especially with Macs?

    We find this libguide essential to point students to for the current info on what is best for their computer.

    9 votes
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  11. RefWorks API documentation

    We urgently need to see the API documentation for ProQuest RefWorks so that we can create our own export function for our library catalogue (Koha).

    The 'Save to RefWorks' button does not work for Koha so we have no option other than to create our own embedded export feature. Our developers cannot do this without the API documentation.

    5 votes
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  12. Option to add to the field "short title" to the bibliography, citations and footnotes

    In the citation style editor I am not able to add the field "short title" to my bibliography, citations or footnotes. Only the reference type Generic contains the field short title.
    But for some citation styles it is required.

    4 votes
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  13. Adding more citation styles

    Our users are requesting the addition of a new style : Pontifical Gregorian University (Italian) style to Refwork's list of supported styles.

    4 votes
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  14. Enable users to remove an attachment (PDF or other) from a record. When an attachment is added in error, this is a problem.

    Enable users to remove an attachment (PDF or other) from a record. When an attachment is added in error, this is a problem, and the user's only recourse if to delete the record and start over.

    4 votes
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  15. Add "Ref ID" as a field to an output style.

    The authors that I work with like having a bibliographic style that shows the Ref ID in the very first field, before the author last name etc. Thanks in advance!

    3 votes
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  16. Remove database permalinks from APA 7 formatted citations

    The various APA 7 citation styles reference list citations erroneously include the permalink to database records when exported from such database vendors as ProQuest and EBSCOhost., as shown here:

    Kudlats, J., & Brown, K. M. (2021). Knowing kids makes a huge difference, part II: Advancing a conceptual framework for positive principal-student relationships. Journal of School Leadership, 31(5), 451-477. https://ezproxy.bethel.edu/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=eric&AN=EJ1312200&site=ehost-live&scope=site http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1052684620935384

    Because so many of our databases come from these vendors, our users are required to extensively edit their reference lists. While we always advise the necessity of proofing and editing RefWorks citations, such a glaring and consistent error discourages our…

    3 votes
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  17. promotional materials

    A nice on-boarding idea: How about some promotional materials for new REFworks subscribers? We have a resource fair in the fall and would love to have something tangible to hand to students to promote this awesome product. :)

    3 votes
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  18. Output RefID to reference list

    Could you please add function in order to add RefID field when we edit or create citation styles?

    2 votes
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  19. Replace interstitial page with login page that directs users to Legacy or New depending on credentials

    The interstitial page confuses our students because if they are new to RefWorks, they have no idea which option to choose. If you could replace the interstitial page with a log in page - that includes the option to create an account (this would go to New RefWorks) - everyone would be so much happier.

    2 votes
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  20. Java issue

    Java is going to be absolute soon. And Installing requires Java, the latest version of java app installed the MacBook with MSOffice latest patch and everything, still, I can not install RefWorks to the computer. Can you help please...

    1 vote
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