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  1. Have the update notifications give details on compatibility

    I keep getting popups asking me to update on both computers but haven't done so because the last update was actually not compatible with my system. It takes quite a bit of searching to find this info and I can't find whether the new version has fixed the problem.

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  2. Se demora en subir los archivos adjuntos de la referencia

    Existen archivos que se quedan sin poder subir para luego visualizarlos

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  3. Manual Reference - Resource list is not in alphabetical order.

    I would like to view the resource list in alphabetical order

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  4. Manual Referencing - Editing/Deleting Fields

    It would be useful if fields could be deleted as well as added when editing or compiling a manual reference e.g. Bills – we do not need the Sponsors field as it will add Anon which is not required.

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  5. Log in to refworks.proquest.com in Write-N-Cite using authorization code

    The Write-N-Cite Word plugin contains "Use authorization code" as login method. It is only possible to generate this code in the old refworks.com, not the new refworks.proquest.com.

    It should be possible to:
    a) either generate the authorization code in refworks.proquest.com
    b) or log in to Write-N-Cite using the password generated in refworks.proquest.com for the new add-in (RefWorks Citation Manager for Word 2016).

    The rationale for this is to support a way to pair the Write-N-Cite plugin with the refworks.proquest.com account using a way other than username/password (need to remember separate password) and other than Shibboleth (displaying a web view in…

    3 votes
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  6. Small Caps

    Some citation styles require small caps, yet there is no mechanism within RefWorks to generate them. This is problematic.

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  7. Copy and paste ready-material citation style from other Sources

    Ready-made citations are provided in some databases. However, there is no 'copy and paste' function in Refworks to import them. The articles from four very popular databases cannot be grabbed by 'Save to Refworks' - Britannica School, Questia, Statista and Discovery Education Streaming. But the databases provide citations, it is ashamed that the data cannot be transferred to Refworks easily.

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  8. Edit in-line citation output style

    There are some ways to edit the in-line citations (ex: supress author, add suffix), but no way to edit the overall display format like there is for the bibliography format in the output styles. An example of how this is useful is when I want to cite multiple sources but have a semi-colon between references rather than a comma, since I am delineating specific page numbers and am already using a comma for that.

    Additionally, it would be great to see a preview of both the in-line text and the bibliography in RefWorks for a given output style, rather than…

    8 votes
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  9. Include resource types for Interview and Survey

    Interview and Survey are 2 very common and popular resources types for student's project. However, they cannot be found on the pull down menu under 'Resources Type".

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  11. Plagarism software integration

    Integrate RefWorks with Plagarism software so that students do not accidentally plagarize.

    5 votes
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  12. Word Online or Google Docs inside of RefWorks

    Integrate RefWorks with the online Writing Tools so that the user, me, share and collaborate my papers inside RefWorks - don't make me leave RefWorks.

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  13. View ePubs

    View ePubs within RefWorks and be able to annotate and collaborate

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  14. Browser Extensions for Importing

    Provide a browser add-on or extension which paints a button on database pages to easily download the citation, but also the full text.

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  15. Admin Views of comments

    Provide the Administrator with the ability to view comments made with documents to prevent malicious and harmful comments

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