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RefWorks Export/Import Instructions

Use these instructions to export references from the Library's research databases.



ACM Digital Library

To export citations:

1. Click on the citation you are interested in to display the full citation.

2. Click BibTex where Display formats: is indicated.

3. Copy and paste the results into a .txt file.

4. Do this with each citation you want.

To import citations into RefWorks:

1. Choose References, Import on the toolbar.

2. Select BibTex as the Import Filter/Data Source and ACM Digital Library as the Database.

3. Choose Import Data from the following Text File and browse for your saved text file.

4. Click Import.



ACS Web Editions

To export citations:

1. Click Abstract to display the full citation.

2. At the top of the citation, click Download to Citation Manager.

3. Under Choose a citation manager format, choose RefWorks and click Download. Then click Export to RefWorks.

4. Do this with each citation you want.

References will be imported directly into RefWorks.



Agricola

To export citations:

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by checking the box on the left side of each item.

2. At the bottom of the screen is a box labeled, Print, Save or Email. Under Select Records, make sure that Marked on this page is selected. Choose Export Format in the box labeled Select Format, then click Format for Print or Save.

3. Save the results as plain text (.txt) to import into RefWorks.

To import citations into RefWorks:

1. Choose References, Import on the toolbar.

2. Select Endeavor Voyager as the Import Filter/Data Source and AGRICOLA as the Database.

3. Choose Import Data from the following Text File and browse for your saved text file.

4. Click Import.



AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics) Electronic Library

References must be imported manually from this database. See Adding References Manually in the Help feature of RefWorks for more information.





America's Historical Newspapers, 1690-1876

References must be imported manually from this database. See Adding References Manually in the Help feature of RefWorks for more information.





Annual Reviews

To export citations:

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by checking the box on the left side of each item.

2. Click the link, Download to citation manager just above your list of citations.

3. First, uncheck the box labeled, Enable quick import into citation manager. Choose Reference Manager as the file format and click Download chapter metadata.

4. Save the results as plain text (.txt) to import into RefWorks.

To import citations into RefWorks:

1. Choose References, Import on the toolbar.

2. Select RIS Format as the Import Filter/Data Source and Reference Manager as the Database.

3. Choose Import Data from the following Text File and browse for your saved text file.

4. Click Import.



AnthroSource

To export citations:

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by checking the box on the left side of each item.

2. Click the link, Send to Citation Mgr just above your list of citations.

3. In the box labeled, Format, choose Refworks and click Download article citation data.

References will be imported directly into RefWorks.



ASCE Civil Engineering

References must be imported manually from this database. See Adding References Manually in the Help feature of RefWorks for more information.



Black Studies Center

To export citations:

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by checking the box labeled Add to marked list.

2. Click Marked List at the top of the screen.

3. Choose the category you wish to download (i.e., Essays, Journals, etc. Note: the category "Multimedia" cannot be download directly to RefWorks).

4. Mark the citations you wish to download by checking the box labeled Select this record.

5. Click Download selected records at the top of the list.

6. Click Export directly to RefWorks.

References will be imported directly into RefWorks.





Brepolis Medieval Bibliographies Online

References must be imported manually from this database. See Adding References Manually in the Help feature of RefWorks for more information.



Chadwyck Healey

International Index to the Performing Arts (IIPA)

To export citations:

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by checking the box on the left side of each item.

2. Click Selected Records on the left side of the screen.

3. Choose Export directly to RefWorks.

References will be imported directly into RefWorks.



Cochrane

To export citations:

1. In your results list, you may choose which items you wish to export, through Export all or Export selected.

2. After your selection, Choose your export options and select to save the file.

To import citations into RefWorks:

1. Choose References, Import on the toolbar.

2.
Select Cochrane Library as the Import Filter/Data Source and specify the Cochrane Database.

3. Browse for your saved file; highlight the file; click Open to put into the Select Text File box.

4.
Select folder next to Import into Folder.

5.
Click Import.



Compendex

To export citations:

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by checking the box on the left side of each item.

2. Just above your list of citations is a box labeled, Results Manager. Click the box labeled Download.

3. Choose the radio button, RefWorks direct import and click Download.

References will be imported directly into RefWorks.





CQ Public Affairs Collection • CQ Global Researcher • CQ Researcher • CQ Voting and Elections Collection

To export citations:

1. After performing your search, display the full text of the item you are interested in.

2. Click CiteNow! at the top of the screen.

3. Choose the citation style you want, i.e. APA, MLA, Chicago.

4. In the drop down box labeled Export citation to:, choose RefWorks.

Note: You can only export one citation at a time in these databases. There is no ability to create a marked list to export.

References will be imported directly into RefWorks.



Current Index to Statistics

To export citations:

1. After getting your search results, change the display to BibTeX and click Redisplay. Note: You cannot select individual citations to export. The only thing you can do is to restrict the number of citations that display by changing the number at the top next to Hits.

2. Save the results as plain text (.txt) to import into RefWorks.

To import citations into RefWorks:

1. Choose References, Import on the toolbar.

2. Select BibTeX as the Import Filter/Data Source and Current Index to Statistics (CIS) as the Database.

3. Choose Import Data from the following Text File and browse for your saved text file.

4. Click Import.





EBSCOHost

Abstracts in Social Gerontology • Academic Search Complete • America: History & Life • Art Full Text • Art Index Retrospective • ATLA Religion Database • Book Review Digest Retrospective: 1905-1982 • Business Source Premier • CINAHL Plus with Full Text • Communication & Mass Media Complete • Criminal Justice Abstracts • Ebsco EJournals • EconLit • Education Index Retrospective: 1929-1983 • ERIC • Essay and General Literature Index Retrospective: 1900-1984 • Family & Society Studies Worldwide • Historical Abstracts • Hospitality & Tourism Complete • International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance • International Political Science Abstracts • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) • Library Literature & Information Science • MAS Ultra • MLA International Bibliography • Music Index • Primary Search • PsycArticles • PsycInfo • Public Administration Abstracts • Reader's Guide Retrospective • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature • SocINDEX • SPORT Discus

To export citations:

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by clicking the blue Folder icon with the Plus (+) on it at the right of each citation.

2. As you add citations, you will see a box labeled Folder has items on the right side of the screen.

3. Click Folder View which will display the list of citations you have saved. Select each item by placing a check in the box. Click the Export icon to the right of that list.

4. Choose Direct Export to RefWorks and click Save.

References will be imported directly into RefWorks.







EEBO: Early English Books Online

To export citations:

1. Use the checkboxes to add records from your Marked list.

2. Click Marked List at the top of the screen.

3. Click Download records at the top of the list.

4. Click Export to RefWorks.

References will be imported directly into RefWorks.





Emerald FullText

To export citations:

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by checking the box on the right side of each item; click Add to my list.

2. Click Marked List on the left side of the screen.

3. Click Download(ASCII) at the top of the list.

4. Save the results as plain text (.txt) to import into RefWorks.

To import citations into RefWorks:

1. Choose References, Import on the toolbar.

2. Select Emerald as the Import Filter/Data Source and All databases as the Database.

3. Choose Import Data from the following Text File and browse for your saved text file.

4. Click Import.



Film Literature Index

References must be imported manually from this database. See Adding References Manually in the Help feature of RefWorks for more information.



FirstSearch

Anthropology Plus • Chicano Database • Clase/Periódica • GPO Monthly Catalog

To export citations (NOTE: Make sure you have RefWorks open FIRST in another window before exporting):

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by checking the box on the left side of each item.

2. Click the Export button just above the list of citations.

3. Choose RefWorks where Export to: is indicated and click the Export button.

References will be imported directly into RefWorks.



GeoScienceWorld with GeoRef

To export citations:

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by checking the box on the left side of each item.

2. Choose download to citation manager at the top of the list of citations and click Go.

3. In the resulting screen, click Download ALL Selected Citations to Citation Manager then click RefWorks.

4. Save the results to import into RefWorks.

To import citations into RefWorks:

1. Choose References, Import on the toolbar.

2. Select RIS Format as both the Import Filter/Data Source and Database.

3. Choose Import Data from the following Text File and browse for your saved text file.

4. Click Import.



Global Road Warrior

References must be imported manually from this database. See Adding References Manually in the Help feature of RefWorks for more information.



IEEE Xplore

To export citations:

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by checking the box on the left side of each item.

2. Click View Selected Items at the top of the list of citations.

3. In the box labeled, Download Citations in the upper left of the screen, choose either Citation or Citation & Abstract. Next, choose RefWorks and click the arrow.

References will be imported directly into RefWorks.



IngentaConnect

To export citations:

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by checking the box on the left side of each item.

2. Click Marked List in the upper right of the screen.

3. Click export (plain text) at the top of your list.

4. Save the results as a .txt file to import into RefWorks.

To import citations into RefWorks:

1. Choose References, Import on the toolbar.

2. Select Ingenta as the Import Filter/Data Source and <Multiple Databases> as the Database.

3. Choose Import Data from the following Text File and browse for your saved text file.

4. Click Import.



IOP Science (Institute of Physics E-Journals)

To export citations:

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by checking the box on the left side of each item.

2. At the bottom of the screen is a box labeled, Export/Email search result. Under 1, make sure that Selected Records is chosen. Under 2, choose BibTeX; under 3, Abstract; and under 4, choose Disk. Click Export Results.

3. Save the results as plain text (.txt) to import into RefWorks.

To import citations into RefWorks:

1. Choose References, Import on the toolbar.

2. Select BibTeX as the Import Filter/Data Source and <Multiple Databases> as the Database.

3. Choose Import Data from the following Text File and browse for your saved text file.

4. Click Import.



ISI

Biological Abstracts • Zoological Record • Medline • Web of Science

To export citations:

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by checking the box on the left side of each item.

2. At the top of the list next to Save to:, choose RefWorks.

References will be imported directly into RefWorks.



JSTOR

To export citations:

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by checking the box on the left side of each item.

2. Click Export Citation at the top of the list.

3. In the resulting screen, click RefWorks under Select a format:.

References will be imported directly into RefWorks.



L'Année Philologigue

To export citations:

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by checking the box on the left side of each item.

2. Click Export at the bottom of the list.

3. Choose Selected entries and click Export.

4. Copy the resulting screen into Word (or Wordpad/Notepad) and save as a text file.

To import citations into RefWorks:

1. Choose References, Import on the toolbar.

2. Select L'Année Philologigue as the Import Filter/Data Source and as the Database.

3. Choose Import Data from the following Text File and browse for your saved text file.

4. Click Import.



LexisNexis Academic

To export citations:

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by checking the box on the left side of each item.

2. Click the Export Bibliographic References icon at the top right of the list (it looks like an open book).

3. Click the Export box on the screen that opens up.

References will be imported directly into RefWorks.



MathSciNet

To export citations:

1. Select the citations you want by clicking Clipboard underneath each citation.

2. Select Clipboard at the top of the screen.

3. At Select Format, select Citations (BibTeX) and click SaveClip.

4. Save the results as a .txt file to import into RefWorks.

To import citations into RefWorks:

1. Choose References, Import on the toolbar.

2. Select BibTeX as the Import Filter/Data Source and MathSciNet as the Database.

3. Choose Import Data from the following Text File and browse for your saved text file.

4. Click Import.



Nineteenth Century Masterfile

To export citations:

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by checking the box on the left side of each item.

2. Click Save Checked Items on the left side of the screen.

3. Click Display Checked Items.

4. Click Download.

5. In the resulting box, choose RefWorks Tagged Format and click Download.

6. Save the results as a .txt file to import into RefWorks.

To import citations into RefWorks:

1. Choose References, Import on the toolbar.

2. Select RefWorks Tagged Format as the Import Filter/Data Source and <Multiple Databases> as the Database.

3. Choose Import Data from the following Text File and browse for your saved text file.

4. Click Import.

 



Nutrition abstracts & reviews. Series A: Human and experimental (CABI)

To export citations:

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by checking the box on the left side of each item.

2. At the bottom of the screen, click export found directly to the right of where it says RefWorks.

References will be imported directly into RefWorks.





Online Geographical Bibliography (GEOBIB)

To export citations:

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by checking the box on the left side of each item.

2. At the bottom of the screen is a box labeled, Record Options. Under Records, make sure that Selected on page is selected. Choose Full Record in the box labeled Select Download Format, then click Format for Print/Save.

3. Save the results as plain text (.txt) to import into RefWorks.

To import citations into RefWorks:

1. Choose References, Import on the toolbar.

2. Select Endeavor Voyager as the Import Filter/Data Source and University of Wisconsin-Madison as the Database.

3. Choose Import Data from the following Text File and browse for your saved text file.

4. Click Import.



OVID

Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI) • MEDLINE

To export citations:

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by checking the box on the left side of each item.

2. Click Results Manager at the top of the list.

3. Change any of the other attributes if you wish (i.e., Results, Fields, etc.). Under Result Format, choose Direct Export and click Save.

4. Choose Export results to RefWorks.

5. Click Continue.

References will be imported directly into RefWorks.



PEDro

To export citations:

1. Select the citations you wish to save by clicking Select on the right side of each item.

2. Click Display Selected Records.

3. Copy the selected records displayed on the screen.

To import citations into RefWorks:

1. Choose References, Import on the toolbar.

2. Select PEDro as the Import Filter/Data Source.

3. Click From Text and paste your selected records in the box.

4. Click Import.



PRISMA/HAPI

To export citations:

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by checking the box labeled Add to marked list.

2. Click Marked List at the top of the screen.

3. Click Download records at the top of the list.

4. Click Export directly to RefWorks.

References will be imported directly into RefWorks.



Project Muse

To export citations:

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by checking the box on the left side of each item.

2. Click Save Marked Results.

3. Click the button labeled Email/Export Saved Results located at the top of the screen.

4. Choose RefWorks and click Export.

References will be imported directly into RefWorks.



Proquest

ABI/INFORM Complete • Alt-Press Watch • Dissertations and Theses • Environmental Science & Pollution Management • Ethnic NewsWatch • GenderWatch • Historical Chicago Defender • Historical Los Angeles Times • Historical New York Times • Hoover's Company Reports • Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) • Newspapers • Philosopher's Index • Physical Education Index • PILOTS • Snapshots Market Research • Social Services Abstracts • Sociological Abstracts • TOXLINE

To export citations:

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by checking the box on the left side of each item.

2. Place your cursor over Export/Save at the top of the list and choose RefWorks.

3. In the resulting box click Continue.

References will be imported directly into RefWorks.



Public Library of Science (PLoS)

To export citations: NOTE: citations must be exported one at a time; there is no ability to create a list.

1. Click the title of the article from your results list.

2. On the top right hand side, select Download - Citation.

3. Select RIS format.

4. "Open" the file and "Save As" a text file to import into RefWorks.

To import citations into RefWorks:

1. Choose References, Import on the toolbar.

2. Select RIS Format as both the Import Filter/Data Source and the Database.

3. Choose Import Data from the following Text File and browse for your saved text file.

4. Click Import.



PubMed@CSULB; PubMed Central




To export citations:

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by checking the box on the left side of each item.

3. Click on Send to:, select Citation Manager, then click Create File.

4. Save the results to import into RefWorks.

To import citations into RefWorks:

1. Choose References, Import on the toolbar.

2. Select NLM PubMed as the Import Filter/Data Source and PubMed as the Database.

3. Browse for your saved file; highlight the file; click Open to put into the Select Text File box.

4. Select folder next to Import into Folder.

5. Click Import.



RAMBI: The Index of Articles on Jewish Studies

To export citations:

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by checking the box on the left side of each item.

2. Click Save/Mail at the top of the screen.

3. For Record format, change the drop down box to Opac format.

4. Click Go (DO NOT include your Email address).

5. Save the results to import into RefWorks.

To import citations into RefWorks:

1. Choose References, Import on the toolbar.

2. Select ExLibris ALEPH as the Import Filter/Data Source and RAMBI as the Database.

3. Choose Import Data from the following Text File and browse for your saved text file.

4. Click Import.



RSC Journals

References must be imported manually from this database. See Adding References Manually in the Help feature of RefWorks for more information.



SAGE Journals Online

To export citations:

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by checking the box labeled Check Item on the lower left side.

2. Click Add to My Citations located to the right of your list.

3. Below that, choose Email/Download/Save/Print and click Go.

4. Choose Citation + Abstract and click Download to Citation Manager.

5. On the resulting page, click RefWorks. (DO NOT click "Click here to download and save the file")

References will be imported directly into RefWorks.



ScienceDirect

To export citations:

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by checking the box on the left side of each item.

2. Click export citations located above your list of citations.

3. Make sure RefWorks Direct Export is selected next to Export Format:.

4. Click Export.

References will be imported directly into RefWorks.







Scitation


American Institute of Physics • ASME Mechanical Engineering • Scitation

To export citations:

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by checking the box on the left side of each item.

2. Just above your list of citations is a box labeled, Options for selected Articles. Use the dropdown box to select Download citation (s) in: and choose RefWorks.

3. Save the results as plain text (.txt) to import into RefWorks.

To import citations into RefWorks:

1. Choose References, Import on the toolbar.

2. Select RefWorks Tagged Format as the Import Filter/Data Source and as the Database.

3. Choose Import Data from the following Text File and browse for your saved text file.

4. Click Import.



SpringerLink Journals Online Collection

To export citations:

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by checking the box on the left side of each item.

2. Click RIS next to Export Selected Citations: at the top of the list.

3. Save the file to import into RefWorks.

To import citations into RefWorks:

1. Choose References, Import on the toolbar.

2. Select RIS Format as the Import Filter/Data Source and <Multiple Databases> as the Database.

3. Choose Import Data from the following Text File and browse for your saved file.

4. Click Import.



Thesaurus Linguae Graecae

References must be imported manually from this database. See Adding References Manually in the Help feature of RefWorks for more information.



Wiley Online Library

To export citations:

1. Mark the citations you wish to save by checking the box on the left side of each item.

2. Click Export Citation at the top of the list.

3. Under Format:, choose RefWorks and under Export Type, choose Citation & Abstract.

4. Click Submit.

References will be imported directly into RefWorks.

 



 

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