Tag Archives: RefWorks

Getting RefWorks’ Write-n-Cite to Work on the Mac

If you’re using Write-n-Cite/ProQuest for Word on a Mac with the Mavericks or Yosemite operating systems you may have trouble getting it to format your bibliography. You can easily fix this by downloading and installing Java 6 from the Apple … Continue reading

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The Library’s Pop-Up Consultation Services

Maybe you’ve researching a health topic but can’t seem to find relevant papers in PubMed and are too busy to make a regular appointment with an export searcher. Or, you’re having trouble using reference management software such as EndNote or … Continue reading

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Having Problems with RefWorks’ Write-n-Cite?

UCSF librarians have encountered several Mac RefWorks users having problems getting Write-n-Cite to work correctly on their laptops. Usually it’s associated with the Mavericks and Yosemite operating systems. These problems are often not reproducible, so it’s been difficult to pin … Continue reading

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Using RefWorks to Manage Your PDF Collection

RefWorks is a popular easy-to-use citation management application but has limited options for working with PDFs. At the moment it is not possible to directly import PDFs into a folder. However, in the edit view you can upload the PDF … Continue reading

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Using RefWorks for Collaboration: RefShare

RefShare is a special feature of RefWorks that allows you to share information in your RefWorks account with others. It’s accessed from the Organize & Share Folder tab: RefShare allows you to share your RefWorks database of just specific folders, or … 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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RefWorks Write-n-Cite and EndNote Updates

EndNote. Summer usually sees the launch of a new version of EndNote, so I suppose we’re awaiting news on EndNote X8.  In the meantime you can download X7.1, an update for X7.               With … 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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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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