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  1. APA Output Style

    Create an option to truncate or untruncate the output in APA. There are times when a truncated citation in APA format is fine. Other times, I need to have a list of each and every author.

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  2. RefWorks on board in a computer. Like Endnote is resident.

    Need to be able to access RefWorks on an offline basis. Not everyone can write their papers on an online only basis.

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  3. try to generate a performance: function FIND ( phrases, words, collors, field codes...)

    The idea is to find all you need by using an pertinent function FIND which works with all formats.

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  4. Search output styles with other criteria than name of the style

    For example by subject areas, citation systems (for example footnotes, intext citations) or language

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  6. Remove shared folder access codes

    We've noticed that when a user shares a folder, the link that the recipient receives generates a screen that asks for an access code if they are not already logged into RefWorks.

    We can see that there is a login link in the top banner but most of our users will miss this.

    Is it possible to have the usual login options (e-mail address and institutional login) in the main screen?

    We've also noticed that, once you do login, it takes a little while for the shared folder to appear in the menu section on the left and once it…

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  7. Make more author name flexibility possible!

    Currently, anything that does not follow a strict last-first name format doesn't work in Refworks. (E.g. the citation manager can't handle "Paul VI" as an author.) This seems like it would be so easy to fix by the use of quotation marks or some other indicator to keep the formatting as it is typed by the user. The entire world doesn't strictly follow Western-style naming traditions....

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  8. 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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  10. Fix discrepancy in handling of 'retrieved' date

    In Edit record mode, 'Date retrieved' is a single uncontrolled text string. In Output Style editor, this data is split across two elements 'Retrieved (month/day)' and 'Retrieved (year)'. This means you risk ending up either with incomplete retrieved dates or with a repeat of the retrieval year in the citation output, depending on how the data is stored. Can these different data components by standardized, so that retrieval data is handled consistently?

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  11. Improve CTR Harvard

    Being reluctant to create an institutional version of CTR Harvard, can the RefWorks supplied version of CTR Harvard be improved to make it more accurate? eg by making book/article titles sentence cased? or by the making the journal title, title cased? This is already done for APA.

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  12. 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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  14. Video records and APA format

    APA format requires that author/director precede the video title. The record format in RefWorks only includes a director field. The APA format export places title before director and excludes the [video] of [film] part of the citation.

    Please provide more metadata field options for video records and options to select video, film, etc.

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  15. Is there a way to configure the default view when opening Refworks to have the option to choose the menu from the sidebar?

    Is there a way to configure the default view when opening Refworks to have the option to choose the menu from the sidebar?
    Hence, when a user logs into their account - have the center display empty and have the use choose from the left column default options.
    When our users log in - sometimes they get confused as to what they are looking at in the center area that currenlty defaults to 'all documents'
    Would like to have the center blank and have use choose what they want to see..

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  16. EXPORTING BIBLIOGRAPHIES IN WORD

    EXPORTING BIBLIOGRAPHIES IN WORD - not just ris, xml etc - sometimes you need the Word file separately

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  17. Labels and comments

    Anything in RefWorks is working properly during the last weeks. I am affraid that some relevant research information is missed. This would have to be inconceivable in a tool like this.

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  18. 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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  19. Multiple Citations on Google Docs

    On Google Docs, refworks will generate the same list of references multiple times while multiple people work on it. Is it possible to have just a single list on google docs?

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  20. 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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