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RefWorks Legacy: ProQuest

A quick introduction to using RefWorks including importing from various databases.

Direct Export

1. Perform a search and mark the references you want to export.

2. You can choose to export the items now or add them to My Research and add additional records for exporting later.  If you add the records to My Research, select that folder tab when you are ready to export.  If you choose to export only the selected records on that page, skip to #4 below.

3. From My Research, select Export Citations.

4. Select Export directly to RefWorks.

5. The export will open RefWorks if it is not already open and automatically import the references.

6.  Your records should appear in the Last Imported Folder.

Manual Export

1. Perform a search and mark the references you want to export.

2. You can choose to Export the items now or add them to My Research and add additional records for exporting later.  If you add the records to My Research, select that folder tab when you are ready to export.  If you choose to export only the selected records on that page, skip to #4 below.

3. From My Research, select Export Citations.

4. Select Download in a format compatible with ProCite, EndNote, Reference Manager and RefWorks.

5. Select Save As from your browser and select Text as the Save As file type.

6. Log in to RefWorks.

7. Select References/Import from the toolbar.

8. Select RIS Format as the data source and database.

9. Browse to find the text file you saved to your computer.

10. Click Import.

11. Your records should appear in the Last Imported Folder.

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