RefWorks Web-based Bibliographic Management Tool Create your own reference databases Import references from library catalogues & databases Manage & organize your references in folders Search your references Adding your own keywords & comments Create reference list of preferred style Accessible by computers connected to Internet
User Login for HKIEd 1.RefWorks User Login for HKIEd 2.Choose Language 3.Sign up / Login 1 2 3
Sign up a new RefWorks account Fill in the information to register
The menu bar allows you to access all functionalities of RefWorks. Simply move your mouse pointer over the entries and further options will drop down.
Input Record Manually Add references to RefWorks manually References > Add New Reference View fields used by> e.g. APA Select Ref Type > e.g. Book, Whole Book, Edited Book, Section Journal Article Enter data in fields with if any Save Reference
Author Format Enter last name, followed by a comma, first name (or first initial followed by a period), and middle initial followed by a period. Each author name must be separated by a semi-colon. Example: Smith,J. R.; Jones,Robert K.; Adams,Mary
Exercise Input data for a book and save the record Shambaugh, D. (Ed.). (2000). The modern Chinese state. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Attachments You can attach files associated with the bibliographic information stored in RefWorks BMP, TIFF, JPEG, PNG, GIF PDF Excel Powerpoint Equation Chemical structure Technical drawing, etc.
Steps for import references from different databases
Import references from HKIEd Library Catalogue 1. At the Library Catalogue Record found Click [Export] / [Saved Marked Records] Click [Export Saved List] Select Full Display format Save file
1. Format of List: Full Display 2. Save to Local Disk 1 2
2. At RefWorks: References > Import Import Filter > Hong Kong Institute of Education Database > Hong Kong Institute of Education Library Catalogue Browse for the saved file Encoding > UTF-8 (for Chinese records) Click [Import] Import references from HKIEd Library Catalogue
Exercise Go to HKIEd Library Catalogue Search for Author = “Hutton, Christopher” Save and export all found records Import the records to your RefWorks account
Last Imported Folder The result imported will be placed in the last imported folder. If you repeat importing records, this folder will only contain the results of the very last import. All previously imported records are stored in the database, but not associated with a folder.
Databases support direct export of records to RefWorks: CSA (Illuminia) OVID OCLC FirstSearch Proquest EBSCOhost WilsonWeb Thompson Gale via OpenURL Link ABC-Clio BioMedCentral Project Muse NISC Congressional Quarterly Elsevier Scopus Google Scholar And More……… Import References from Databases
Exercise Create 2 Folders (e.g. Project A, Project B) Organize your references into these folders
Searching references You can search for references in your database Refworks provides multiple searching options Quick Search Box (top right of screen) Advanced Search Lookup by Author / Descriptor / Journal
This is a complete listing of all authors in the database. The number in brackets shows the number of references for each author.
Checking duplicated references References may be duplicated through searching & importing from different databases. RefWorks can help to check for duplicated records Tools > View Duplicated > Exact Match All deleted records are stored in a folder “Deleted References” You can restore the deleted records if required
Creating a Bibliography Create bibliography from your references Bibliography created in preferred style e.g. APA References arranged and sorted automatically Output bibliography in HTML or Word format Create bibliography from all references or selected folder
1 2 3 4 5 Click Bibliography Select Output Style Select Output Format (HTML/Word) Select Folder / All Click to Create
Exercise Create a bibliography for all references using the APA style
Other Features Read-only password Sharing of records among partners Import RSS Feed RefGrab-It Import references from websites Output Style Manager Create own bibliographic style (e.g. Chinese) Export, Backup/Restore your database …
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