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  1. LibreOffice integration via a plugin (like Write-n-Cite with Word)

    Although RefWorks supports exporting bibliographies in ODF format, it's missing the integration with LibreOffice. Other reference management tools do provide this, so it would be useful if RefWorks did as well. Thank you!

    29 votes
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  2. Create bibliography from folder (including subfolders)

    If the option currently exists, I've been unable to find it. I have references for a project separated into folders (instead of tagging) under a root folder and would like to create a bibliography including all references within the folder and subfolders at once so they are in the correct order.

    3 votes
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  3. Please make the record count on the shared folders display the same record number to all users

    Currently the record count only shows the number of citations added by that user on the shared folders. A shared folder shows "0" if I've added nothing, but might contain 50 items. It would be useful for all on a shared folder to see the same count.

    4 votes
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  4. Make a feature to add a link of a highlighted potion of one document to a highlighted portion of a different document in your library

    Make a feature to add a link of a highlighted potion of one document to a highlighted portion of a different document in your library

    3 votes
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  6. unable to catch press releases and no option to manually enter details about lectures.

    Refworks should support entering press releases and lecture notes when entered manually.

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    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
  8. 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.

    15 votes
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  9. 1 vote
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  10. Be able to support https callback.

    It does not support https callback right now. With the wide-spread adoption of https, this should be supported.

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  11. Save to Refworks

    Can't drag save to refworks to the favorites bar on microsoft edge and can't down load refworks to word anymore

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    0 comments  ·  Writing Tools  ·  Admin →
  12. Browser neutral logging in to RCM add-in

    When you try to log in to the RCM add-in, you have to have Internet Explorer loaded on your machine. If you don't get you get an error message (but it doesn't tell you why). I'm not a developer, but I'd be very surprised if there weren't a way to make this call browser neutral, rather than specifying a particular browser! Windows 10 is NOT delivered with IE, it only comes with Edge. We have to tell our students to download a useless outdated browser, just so that they can log into RCM!

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    0 comments  ·  Writing Tools  ·  Admin →
  13. 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

    3 votes
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  14. Add remove from folder button to folder menu bar

    Improve removing a reference from a folder

    Current method: Click on delete button, then select remove from folder.

    Suggested method: have a remove from folder button on the folder top menu bar.

    10 votes
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  15. Add "search" to the view tool

    One of the most useful tools when reading a document is the ability to search in the text. Please provide us with this essential tool when viewing the uploaded PDF documents.

    20 votes
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  16. Increase the number of allowed subfolders

    Currently allowed 4 subfolders under each main folder. Would like that increase by several more allowed subfolders to better organize large projects or issues.

    12 votes
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  17. Add customizable BibTex citekey field

    The ability to export Bibtex files is a key feature of RefWorks. However, the format of the citekey is terrible - too long and difficult for users to recall. Other reference managers allow customization of this field, and RefWorks should, too.

    17 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
  18. Trying out instructions before you post them

    Well, you have seriously pissed me off trying to download things (not working to "drag" thing to favorites bar, something got hung up in installing additional things I had to have before I could use Write and Cite) and find databases in your drop-down menu. How is it possible that "MLA" is not listed in our library databases??? Fortunately I have an appt with a librarian at 1:00, where I will either discover how to use RefWorks easily or switch to Endnote or something else.

    3 votes
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  19. 19 votes
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  20. Make 'Save to Refworks' tab more compatible with ProQuest articles

    Articles retrieved from ProQuest are interpreted as Web Pages instead of Journal Article and information has to be manually entered.

    3 votes
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