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  1. 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.

    7 votes
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  2. 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.

    39 votes
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  3. Automatically display bibliographies onto a website + allow for updates when citation list is updated.

    Automatically display bibliographies onto a website + allow for updates when citation list is updated--RSS feed of citation lists but attractively displayed.

    3 votes
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  4. the option to copy references to other projects

    Please add the function to copy references to other projects not "Using the Export References" or "Using a Shared Folder".
    Both of these methods require many steps.
    We need more easy way to copy references to other projects.

    25 votes
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  5. HTTP prefix inserted to DOI

    I'm very happy to hear that APA 7th was updated so that the correct prefix is now inserted to the doi code (see https://ideas.exlibrisgroup.com/forums/909445/suggestions/39183304).

    Now, please note that this should apply also for all other major styles! The doi has really become a standard and therefore, reference management software should definitely support the use of doi, and expressly by inserting the entire prefix https://doi.org/ as now recommended in the latest Crossref standard https://www.crossref.org/display-guidelines/

    So please, perform the corresponding update also to other major output styles, such as Chicago, Harvard,Vanouver

    16 votes
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  6. Import numerous references that are hard-keyed into a Word document.

    Import numerous references that are hard keyed into a Word document.

    7 votes
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  7. 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.

    55 votes
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  8. I miss a lot from refworks legacy the feature of "duplicate a reference"

    It saves a lot of time when input a some very similar references.

    27 votes
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  9. Can we have a listing for TED talks so that it comes out correct for APA 7? I have to do it by hand now.

    There are many TED talks referenced and Refworks does not really recognize APA 7 needs. can we please have that so we do not have to do it by hand each time? thank you

    4 votes
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  10. Being able to display a message to all users when they login

    We made changes to one of our institutional styles and I wanted to have a message show to all users when they login. I am sure there are other things we would want to alert them to changes we have made to RefWorks. Messages could display until the user dismisses them.

    10 votes
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  11. Provide ability for administrators to display announcements / notifications in RefWorks

    Provide ability for administrators to display announcements / notifications in RefWorks

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  12. 3 votes
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  13. 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

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  14. Include a copy prompt for your referenced quotes when you highlight them.

    Include a copy prompt for your referenced quotes when you highlight them.

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  15. customize display of Shared folders

    customize display of Shared folders. Currently, a public URL to a Shared Folder does not allow any customization of how these citations are displayed--or any selection whatsoever--creating disadvantage for RefWorks-naive users.

    Please allow the admin and/or user customization of how references are displayed in public URL Shared folders. (e.g., I might like to display only the title and abstract, etc.)

    3 votes
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  16. Repair display error in spacing between surname and initials

    When importing a reference it displays correctly in the centre pane. However, when using that reference 'in text' it does not utilise the 'et al' option for numerous authors. One has open Refworks, edit the entry, add a space between the surname and initial/first name for each name and then save the entry before returning to the document to continue.

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  17. Search Databases

    Allow admins to add any databases to the Search Databases feature. For example, EBSCO databases, Gale Databases, Primo, WorldCat, Google Scholar, etc. It is currently limited to Z39.50, which is an old protocol.

    3 votes
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  18. Merging Folders

    Would it be possible to be able to merge folders when creating a bibliography from more than 1 folder

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  19. Highlighting OCR'ed pdfs

    Pdfs that are imported from subscription databases are able to be highlighted and notes created. However, pdfs from other sources, like scanned pdfs, smartphone created pdfs, and pdfs from the web, are not able to be highlighted and notes added. It would be nice if pdfs from any source, imported into RefWorks, can be highlighted and notes created in the document.

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  20. Have a public URL for sharing projects

    In folders, it is possible to share with those who are not affiliated with the university. Is it possible to have a public URL option available when sharing projects?

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