RefWorks will be down for infrastructure maintenance and upgrades from 9:00 PM on Saturday, January, 27th through 5:00 AM on Sunday, January, 28th.
If you use a citation manager like RefWorks, EndNote or Zotero; saving a Google Scholar search result in your citation manager’s database is as simple as clicking a link. Getting the needed links to appear in your search results takes a little bit of work, however.
To get an “import” link to appear in each Google Scholar search result:
Go to Google Scholar http://scholar.google.com
Click on the “menu” icon (three, stacked, horizontal lines)
Find and click on the “Settings”/”Cogwheel” icon. The cogwheel may be at the bottom of the list of options or above the other options.
Use the “Bibliography manager” drop-down to make the appropriate selection.
If you are using Zotero or Mendeley, select the “RefMan” option which will produce a RIS-format file. Zotero preferences can be set to automatically import any downloaded RIS files.
Click the “Save” button.
Conduct a Google Scholar search.
An “Import into Refworks,” “Import into RefMan,” or “Import into EndNote” link will be present under each Google Scholar search result. You can either click this link, or, if you want a citation manager record that is unlikely to need editing, follow the instructions below to import a record from PubMed.
If you want to import a record from PubMed that is unlikely to require editing:
Click the “All ___ versions” link.
Google Scholar aggregates all sources for a search result in one “hit” or search result. If you look at the screenshot above, you’ll see that 16 different websites provided this search result (see dotted arrow. A PubMed record for this article is probably one of the 16 sources.
When you reach the page showing the different versions of the search result, look for a “version” that was retrieved from “nlm.nih.gov” (see red underline in screenshot below). This is the PubMed version. Click on the “Import into ______” link under this version of the search result.
There is good news for RefWorks users who have the latest Word versions on Mac or Windows!
RefWorks has engineered a new version of Write-n-Cite, the tool used to insert citations in Word documents. The new version called RefWorks Citation Manager (RCM) is installed through the Windows Store and is compatible with the latest version of Office. This is available on both Mac and Windows and will eventually be available on iOS, Android and Office 365. Please see these instructions for adding RCM to Word.
Refworks will be unavailable from 9:00 PM, Saturday, August 20th to 5:00 AM, Sunday, August 21st due to maintenance activities.
RefWorks will not be available between 9:00 PM-10:00 PM CST on Thursday August 4.