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RefWorks: Adding References Manually

Adding References Manually

To manually add a new reference:
  1. Access your RefWorks account and click on the Reference menu.
  2. Select Add New Reference.
  3. Select View fields used by  and Ref Type
    This will then produce small green arrows next to those fields that should be filled out if you have the corresponding data
  4. Enter information in the boxes provided and click Save Reference when finished.


Additionally, if you use Google Scholar, you can adjust the settings to allow you easy importing into RefWorks

  1. Open Google Scholar
  2. Select Scholar Preferences (located to the right of the search box)
  3. Under Bibliography Manager, select Show links to import citations into and click on RefWorks from the drop down box.
  4. Select Save Preferences
  5. Once you have done this, a link (Import into RefWorks) will appear for each search result.
  6. Click the Import into RefWorks link for the citation you would like imported, and it will fill in the fields for you.
Note: It is important to always double check this information, as it may not have the full information

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