Category Archives: Citation management

Using the New RefWorks: Writing in Word and GoogleDocs

We have talked about two of the essential elements of reference managers: adding information to RefWorks and organizing your RefWorks library. We will cover the third element in this post: adding in-text citations and a reference list to a document … Continue reading

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New to RefWorks? Already using it? Upgrade to the new RefWorks

Reference managers like RefWorks, do three things, they store information about articles, organize that information, and then add citation and reference information to documents you create. The new version of RefWorks is a major improvement over the old one on … Continue reading

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RefWorks Now Supports Word 2016

UCSF Library provides access to the reference manager RefWorks for the UCSF community.  Many rely on RefWorks, rather than EndNote, Zotero, Mendeley or others, to store and organize information, and cite references in  their documents. Microsoft Word is the primary … Continue reading

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Need to Know More About Mendeley?

If you’re interested in learning more about Mendeley, or need access to help tutorials or guides, you should look at this new Mendeley  Resource Center site:  

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EndNote Word Plug-In Not Compatible with Office 2016 on Mac

From EndNote’s website: “Cite While You Write is not currently compatible with Office 2016 on Macintosh. We are actively developing a patch for EndNote X7 to fix this compatibility issue. We anticipate this free update to X7 to be ready … Continue reading

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Papers Reference Management Software Now Available via a Subscription Plan

Papers is a popular reference/document manager.                   Previously you had to make a one-time purchase of the software. Now, however, it’s available through a yearly or monthly subscription. If you’re interested in using … Continue reading

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Apple’s “El Capitan” OS, Word 2016 and EndNote Problems?

New students are beginning to appear having problems using EndNote for the Mac  with Apple’s latest OS release, El Capitan. We’re trying to pinpoint the problem and see if there’s a solution. It may just be incompatibility issues with Word … Continue reading

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EndNote Library Sharing

EndNote now makes collaboration easier by allowing you to share your library with colleagues. Sharing relies on syncing your desktop library with the online version of EndNote (EndNote Basic/Online/Web), so you must first set up your online EndNote account and … Continue reading

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EndNote Basic/Online Quick Reference Guide

EndNote “basic” (formerly known as EndNote Web or EndNote online) is a free  online version of EndNote that complements the desktop version.  It is a simplified stripped-down version and is not designed to replace the more comprehensive desktop application. With EndNote basic … Continue reading

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Creating a “Watch Folder” in EndNote

A “watch folder” is  a feature that will automatically import all PDF files saved in a chosen folder from your hard drive to your library when you open EndNote. To use this feature follow these steps: Select PDF Handling from … Continue reading

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