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RefWorks: Importing from the Libraries Search

This is a brief guide to getting started with RefWorks at URI.

Importing Citations from the Libraries Search

Exporting search results is a simple process, but if you need help, please feel free to contact us for assistance.

1. As you locate materials in the Libraries Search, click on the pin icon near each item you wish to cite.

Location of pin icon to save for later


2. When you're done searching and are ready to import your citations into RefWorks, click on the pin icon in the upper right of the page.


3. Check the boxes next to the items you want to export, then click on the expansion menu at the top of the list. Click on RefWorks. This will prompt RefWorks to open, and you will need to sign in.

Select items and click the expansion menu to export.


4. If the import has proceeded correctly, the number of references imported will appear on the following screen.






5. To edit the reference, click on the item. In the side panel, you will see a pencil icon. Click the pencil icon to edit the item's information.

edit imported citation

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