Category Archives: Research

New RefWorks Write-n-Cite Version 4 Renamed “ProQuest for Word”

RefWorks have recently released an upgraded version 4 of Write-n-Cite. However, when you download this new version you may be wondering why you now get a ProQuest tab appearing in Word. That’s because the RefWorks folks have changed the name … Continue reading

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Learn to Use RefWorks with these Online Tutorials

Don’t have time to attend a RefWorks class? Forget how to use it? There is now a series of superb short online tutorials that cover everything that RefWorks does, from adding references and linking PDFs to creating a bibliography.   … Continue reading

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A Fix for Problems with RefWorks Write-n-Cite and Mac Mavericks OS.

From the Dudley Knox Library: Upgrading to OS X 10.9 Mavericks may disable Java or remove it.  If you have installed OS X 10.9 Mavericks, you will need to make sure the prerequisites are installed to ensure WNC 4 functions … Continue reading

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New UCSF Library Subject Guide for Citation/Reference Management Software

The UCSF Library has now given our citation management subject guide a complete overhaul, taking into account new developments in this area and the increasing popularity of applications such as Mendeley and Papers. A new section helps you decide which … Continue reading

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RefWorks’ Write-n-Cite Problems with Mac OS Mavericks

If you’re a Mac RefWorks user, and are thinking of upgrading to  Apple’s new Mavericks version of the X operating system, you should be aware that Write-n-Cite is not compatible with OS X10.9. According to the RefWorks Facebook page, currently, … Continue reading

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New feature in PubMed: Clinical trials link to Systematic Reviews which cite them

If your PubMed search turns up a clinical trial, you may see a box linking to systematic reviews which have cited that trial. Not every clinical trial or systematic review in PubMed is included (yet). For now the National Library … Continue reading

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RefWorks Flow: A Free Document Management Tool

Looking for an alternative to Mendeley and Zotero? You’re a RefWorks user but want a tool that’s better suited to collaboration and document management?  You might want to take a look at RefWorks Flow.             … Continue reading

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ChemSpider: A Free Source of Online Chemistry Information

Looking for chemistry information? ChemSpider, from the UK’s Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), is a free online chemical database offering access to information on almost 25 million unique chemical compounds. Data is obtained from over 400 online sources. ChemSpider  is … Continue reading

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PubMed Commons: A System for Commenting on Articles in PubMed

Last  October the NCBI launched the pilot phase of a program called PubMed Commons, designed to allow users to comment on published abstracts on the PubMed website. PubMed Commons enables authors to share opinions and information about scientific publications in … Continue reading

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What’s Desktop EndNote? EndNote Web? Online EndNote? EndNote Basic? – I’m Confused!

Let’s begin by saying that there are currently two major versions of EndNote: desktop EndNote and online EndNote. The EndNote desktop software stores the program and your citation library locally on your computer. Online EndNote accounts store your citation collection … Continue reading

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