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  1. Save to Refworks button is not functional

    The save to refworks button for chrome is not functional. About 90% of the time when I try to use it and input all the information, the loading bar goes and goes (Uploading 1 of 1.......) and eventually after about a minute it says it was unable to import anything (We're sorry, we were unable to save to RefWorks. We tried, but came up empty.) So frustrating. As said before, this service is great, but quite a few basic functionalities are from from actually functioning properly. These need to be fixed. A quick import button is a huge draw of…

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    • 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.

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      • Put in a duplicate/copy folder option

        In order to show progression of research it would be much easier if you could make a copy of a folder and then continue processing this new copy to maintain a record

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        • Remove formating on import

          Cut and pasted or imported html to be stripped before adding to RefWorks. This would separate the content from it's styling and allow the selected citation style to work correctly.

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          • Refworks lite

            Refworks lite simplified interface aimed at highs school students Years 7 to 10 with simplified lead through and limited citation choices

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            • 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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              • viewing more than 50 documents simultaneously

                If you have hundreds of unwanted references in 'not in a folder', it takes a lot of time to delete them all if this can only be done in cohorts of only 50...

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                • traductor de texto

                  incrementar en herramientas o en una pestaña nueva un traductor de textos y documentos

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                  • export

                    From within New RefWorks to export references with the PDF articles in RIS, XML or BIBTeX format?

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                    • I would appreciate if you could tell me how to install a style from CSL and how to create or modify a style

                      I would appreciate if you could tell me how to install a style from CSL and how to create or modify a style

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                        0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
                      • 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.

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                          2 comments  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
                        • Set default folder

                          How about a feature to set a default folder where refs are uploaded? I'm using the taskbar function to save to RefWorks and I'm required to assign the folder manually from the user interface every time.

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                          • 3 votes
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                            • Allow users to link their ProQuest MyResearch account to New RefWorks

                              At the moment, you can only link the two if you have an account in the old RefWorks.

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                              • Have the option to input n.d. for an undated article

                                When trying to put n.d. into the "date" section of a reference, it just seems to think it is an incorrect input/date and will not allow for this. However, in the real world, quite a few sources from time to time are undated, and this puts a crimp in everything when you cannot put n.d. per APA format. Please add this functionality to either input our own term of n.d. or to select that the source is undated so it can be automatically entered into the reference. Thank you.

                                5 votes
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                                • Add Group Accounts in the New Reworks

                                  One of the main selling points in the Legacy Refworks was the fact that one can have a group account that can be shared by others. I am aware that you have "sharing folders" in the New Refworks but that NOT the same. Sharing folders is hit or miss at best and is rather clunky! As long as there is Legacy RW, we are still getting requests for group accounts. PLEASE consider doing something like this in the New RW. Our patrons will be quite happy with this addition to your fine product.

                                  2 votes
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                                  • Allow direct download of bibliography

                                    Allow direct download of bibliography with the file type of choice like the old RefWorks

                                    3 votes
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                                    • Ignore punctuation in bibliography

                                      The ordering of titles surrounded by inverted commas is separate to those titles that do not have inverted commas, in a bibliography.
                                      Is it possible to ignore the inverted commas so that all titles are listed alphabetically, regardless of punctuation?

                                      I have tried ediing the 'title' field in the Bibliography settings but I don't see any option to ignore punctuation here.

                                      3 votes
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                                      • Google Docs Tool -- Add the ability to include page numbers as part of the in-text citation

                                        In APA if you are using a direct quote one should include the page number(s) as part of the in-text citation. In the Google docs tool, there is a space for adding page numbers for that very reason, but it's grayed out and unusable.

                                        Our students primarily use Google docs for their writing so this would be super helpful.

                                        9 votes
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                                        • 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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