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  1. Reference editing - Increase the sidebar window size

    My suggestion is for the referenced editing sidebar window. Can we increase the size of this side window? Why not give the user more room to see and view what they are editing? I know for myself, I'd like to have the ability to increase or decrease the width of the edit sidebar window.

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  2. Citation in text with continuous notes (ISO 690) used in books

    I would like to see RCM (Refworks Citation Manager) incorporate the option to use numerical citation with continuous notes, which is widely used in books. As permitted by Standard ISO 690

    "The numbers inserted in the text (in parentheses, brackets or superscripts) refer to notes, numbered according to the order of appearance in the text. Notes may contain references to cited resources. If there are several citations of the same resource, they will be given separate note numbers. "

    Now it isn´t possible

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  3. Customizable order of fields in a citation's edit pane

    We had an inquiry/feedback request regarding the order of fields that appear in the RefWorks edit pane.

    Is it possible to re-order/re-organize the order of the editable fields based on individual personal preference?

    I.e., if a user would like to view their Notes field prior to viewing Tags in an individual resource, they would be able to re-sort the fields as appropriate to promote Notes.

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  4. Link Export and Citation so PDFs and source material automatically loads into Refworks Folder

    When you Import a Citation, automatically download the source document (PDF) or URL

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  5. Ordering of references in folders compared to in Bibliography

    Please can it be made possible to order references in a folder in the same order as a bibliography.

    I wanted to view the references in a Refworks folder in the same order that they were supplied by the bibliography function.
    I tried ordering them in the folder by "publication date" but this didn't seem to provide the same order.

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  6. Please make 'personal notes' visible in full and searchable (as in Legacy).

    One of the main attractions of Legacy was being able to save extensive notes in Personal Notes which could then be read at a later date and searched by word or name using the search box. For example, if I wanted to find everything that contained the term 'Reformation', I could put that into the search and find every thing I had read which discussed that term in some way. The new system no longer allows this kind of search nor does it show anything except the first line of the notes. This is a MAJOR disadvantage and makes Refworks…

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  7. Allow the option of Advanced search in Public folder shared

    For many years we have been using a shared public folder that contains the publications of our Institute's researchers.
    In the previous version of Refworks, the Advanced Search option was present in the public shared folder which allowed you to search for references of interest (for example: references by Year of publication/Document type/Department-custom field) and then quickly create the bibliography and/or export only the recovered references.
    The shared public folder in New Refworks only has the "Search" option.
    Please add the option Advanced search.

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  8. Create a way to pull citations from our Word document reference list, into a file, capable of checking the correct format.

    Create a way to pull citations from our Word document reference list into a file, capable of checking the correct format.

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  9. Search Option in RefWorks

    We checked with the RefWorks Support Centre regarding the basic search option settings. The search always prioritizes the joint word over the two separate keywords. To search for the two separate keywords from the title, we need to use the "Advanced Search" option as it provides better refinement of results. Searching for two separate words may not locate such record. However, from the users' perspective, we will simply select some major keywords instead of typing the joint words together every time. Additionally, we will not interpret "Advanced Search" as a search for separate words. Therefore, we believe that there is…

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  10. Search Option in Reference Citation Manager

    I would like to bring to your attention about a critical issue regarding the search function in Reference Citation Manager (RCM). We have encountered a problem that it is unable to retrieve relevant article records when searching for separate keywords of a title in RCM.

    It was also discovered that RCM does not provide an “Advanced” search function, compared with RefWorks interface. Considering our testing and comparison with the RefWorks interface, it is apparent that RCM lacks the necessary functionality to support advanced searching. Users are unable to retrieve relevant records unless they specifically type joint words, which is impractical…

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  11. Change support contact on the help page to local library staff instead of Refworks support.

    We would like to change support contact on the help page to our library staff instead of Refworks support.

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  12. Field mapping and labeling - motion picture

    In the Video reference type the labels ‘Studio Location’ and ‘Distributer/Studio’ are used. However, in the Motion Picture reference type, instead of ‘Studio Location’ the label ‘Place of Publication’ is used.

    This is confusing for students. Can the label be modified by RefWorks or alternatively is there a way to customise it locally for our institutional style?

    There is also a strange mapping issue between Motion Picture and DVD:
    - If you have a record in ‘Video’ ref type format and change it to ‘Motion Picture’, you have to do delete ‘Medium’ and then add it again (otherwise it does…

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  13. Make save button more prominent

    It would be great if the save button on the reference information editing screen was more prominent. For example, it could be a different color, like blue. Right now it is hard to find and I accidentally click the x button at the top instead, which means I lose my work. You could also add a window that asks if you want to save when you click the x button. Thank you.

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  14. No menu bar above toolbar

    The blue menu bar doesn't reduce with the window, resulting in the account and language tab float over the toolbar. It prevents the user to access some tools when using RefWorks alongside other programs, with reduced windows side by side

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  15. Please make RefWorks for Google Docs compatible with Open Athens (single sign on)

    Please make RefWorks for Google Docs compatible with Single Sign such as OpenAthens. Our students don't want to use it since it requires an additional password.

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  16. 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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  17. Allow verbatim text from author field

    Have the option to remove the automatic 'Last name, first name' format of the author field and instead pipe verbatim text into references. This would especially help when the author is an organisation.

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  18. Request to modify Japanese in Usage Analytics Section of Usage Statistics

    Could you please confirm if it is possible to modify some parts of Japanese?

    I want you to modify the Japanese in Usage Analytics Section of Usage Statistics.
    I have attached the PDF file of the detail.

    If you need further information, please let me know.

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