Using RefWorks with Social Work databases

Using RefWorks with Social Work databases
Laurier Library
Refworks export instructions for Social Work databases
Contents:
1. Social Work Abstracts
2. Family and Society Studies Worldwide, Mental Measurements (Ebsco)
3. Library Catalogue (TRELLIS or Primo)
4. Google Scholar
5. Scholars Portal databases (Abstracts in Social Gerontology; Communication
Abstracts; Communication Studies; Criminal Justice Abstracts; Criminology; Digital
Dissertations; ERIC; PsycARTICLES; PsycBOOKS; PsycINFO; Social Sciences
Abstracts; Social Services Abstracts; Sociological Abstracts; Sociology; Violence and
Abuse Abstracts)
6. Social Sciences Citation Index
7. Ebrary Ebooks Portal
1. From Social Work Abstracts (OVID interface)
For Direct Export:
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Conduct your search and mark the records you want to export to RefWorks.
In the Results Manager, start by selecting the results you would like to export.
Select Complete Reference in the Fields section.
Select the Direct Export in the Result Format section.
Click the Save button in the Actions section.
Select Export Results to RefWorks and Continue.
You will now be prompted to log in to your RefWorks account if you have not
already done so.
8. Your records should appear in the Last Imported Folder.
To Manually Save and Export Records:
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Conduct your search and mark the records you want to export to RefWorks.
In the Results Manager, start by selecting the results you would like to export.
Select Complete Reference in the Fields section.
Select the Ovid format.
At the top of the Results Manager, click the Save button.
Select the appropriate platform style and click Continue.
7. Click Save at the File Download prompt.
8. Select the location where you want to save the text file and type the file name.
9. Click Save.
10.Log in to RefWorks.
11.Select References/Import from the toolbar.
12.Select OVID as the data source and select the appropriate database.
13.Browse to find the file you saved to your computer.
14.You can select a folder into which you would like to import your references. If you do
not select a folder, your references should appear in the Last Imported Folder.
15.Click Import.
2. From Family and Society Studies Worldwide, Mental Measurements
Yearbook, (Ebsco interface)
For Direct Export:
1. Conduct your search.
2. Click on the Add to folder icon for each of the results you want to save and export
to RefWorks.
3. Click on the Folder icon in the upper right-hand corner or click on Folder View on
the lower right of the screen.
4. Re-select the references to export.
5. Click on the Export icon.
6. Select Direct Export to RefWorks.
7. Note: Uncheck the Remove these items from folder after saving option, if you
want items to remain in the folder after performing the export function.
8. Click the Save button to begin the direct export.
9. You will now be prompted to log in to your RefWorks account if you have not
already done so.
10.Your records should appear in the Last Imported Folder.
To Manually Save and Export Records:
1. Conduct your search.
2. Click on the Add to folder icon for each of the results you want to save and export
to RefWorks.
3. Click on the Folder icon in the upper right-hand corner.
4. Re-select the references to export.
5. Click on the Export icon.
6. Click the radio button in front of Generic bibliographic management software.
7. Note: Uncheck the Remove these items from folder after saving option, if you
want items to remain in the folder after performing the export function.
8. Click Save.
9. From the File menu select Save As.
10.Select the location where you want to save the file, the name you want and select
Text as the type of file.
11.Log in to RefWorks.
12.Select References/Import from the toolbar.
13.Select EBSCOhost as the data source and the appropriate database you searched
from.
14.Browse to find the text file you saved to your computer.
15.You can select a folder into which you would like to import your references. If you do
not select a folder, your references should appear in the Last Imported Folder.
16.Click Import.
3. From the Library catalogue (Primo or TRELLIS interfaces)
For Trellis Direct Export:
1. Conduct your search and mark the records you want to export to RefWorks.
2. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click Export to RefWorks.
3. You will now be prompted to log in to your RefWorks account if you have not
already done so.
4. Your records should appear in the Last Imported Folder.
For PRIMO Direct Export:
1. Conduct your search in PRIMO.
2. Add the records you would like to export to RefWorks onto your e-Shelf by marking
the Add to e-Shelf box.
3. Enter your e-Shelf and mark the records you want to export to RefWorks.
4. Under the Save drop down menu select Add to RefWorks and click Go.
5. You will now be prompted to log in to your RefWorks account if you have not
already done so.
6. Your records should appear in the Last Imported Folder.
4. From Google Scholar
For Direct Export:
Note: To activate the direct export to RefWorks, you must configure Google Scholar by
clicking on the Scholars Preferences link and selecting RefWorks as your default in the
Bibliography Manager area.
1. Conduct your search in Google Scholar.
2. Each record displayed will have an Import into RefWorks link. Clicking on the
link will launch the RefWorks login page.
3. You will now be prompted to log in to your RefWorks account if you have not
already done so.
4. You are brought automatically to the Edit view of the reference. If you do not wish
to edit the record, you can navigate to any other area of RefWorks.
5. Your record is stored in your Last Imported Folder.
To Manually Save and Export Records:
Note: You will need to change your Scholars Preferences and select Reference
Manager as your default bibliography manager in order to save a text file of your export to
your computer. If you have an ISI ResearchSoft product (Reference Manager, EndNote or
ProCite) installed on your computer the following directions may not work.
1. Conduct your search in Google Scholar.
2. Each record displayed will have an Import into Reference Manager link. Click on
the link.
3. You will be prompted to either Open or Save the file (which is already named and is
a .ris file). Choose Save.
4. Select the location where you want to save the file.
5. Click Save.
6. Log in to RefWorks.
7. Select References/Import from the toolbar.
8. Select RIS Format as the data source and the database.
9. Browse to find the file you saved to your computer.
10. You can select a folder into which you would like to import your references. If you do
not select a folder, your references should appear in the Last Imported Folder.
11. Click Import.
5. From Scholars Portal
Abstracts in Social Gerontology; Communication Abstracts; Communication Studies;
Criminal Justice Abstracts; Criminology; Digital Dissertations; ERIC; PsycARTICLES;
PsycBOOKS; PsycINFO; Social Sciences Abstracts; Social Services Abstracts; Sociological
Abstracts; Sociology; Violence and Abuse Abstracts;
For Direct Export:
1. Conduct your search and mark the records you want to export to RefWorks.
2. Click on Update Marked List if you wish to compile records from numerous
searches. When complete, click on Marked Records. If you want to immediately
export your marked selections without adding them to a list, simply click on the
RefWorks button.
3. Note: if you do not see a RefWorks link, click on the Save, Print, Email link.
4. Click the Export to RefWorks button.
5. You will now be prompted to log in to your RefWorks account if you have not
already done so.
6. Your records should appear in the Last Imported Folder.
To Manually Save and Export Records:
1. Conduct your search and mark the records you want to export to RefWorks. Click
on the Save/Print/E-mail link.
2. Select either Marked References or Use Records from the Current Search.
3. Select Full Format.
4. Scroll down the page and select text as the document type as well as the file format
you want. Now click Save.
5. You will be prompted to either Open or Save the file (which is already named and is
a text file).
6. Note: If you select open, then the references appear in your browser window and
from the File menu select Save As.
7. Select the location where you want to save the file, the name you want and select
Text as the Save As Type.
8. Log in to RefWorks.
9. Select References/Import from the toolbar.
10. Select CSA as the data source and the appropriate database as the database.
11. Browse to find the text file you saved to your computer.
12. You can select a folder into which you would like to import your references. If you do
not select a folder, your references should appear in the Last Imported Folder.
13. Click Import.
6. From Social Sciences Citation Index (Web of Science)
Note: If the records you wish to export from WOS are on a single search results page, you
can bypass instructions 2 through 5 below. Simply mark your records, select the fields
to include in the export, select Save to other Reference Software in the drop-down and
click the Save button in the Step 3 area at the bottom of the page. Import the file following
the instructions starting at #6 below.
1. Conduct your search and mark the records you want to export to RefWorks by
clicking in the checkbox to the left of the citation and selecting Add to Marked List.
2. Click on the Marked List link when you are ready to export.
3. On the Marked Records page in the Step 1 area, select the fields you want to
include in the export.
4. In the Step 2 area, leave the Field Tagged option for Save to File and select the
Other Reference Software and click the Save to File button.
5. You will be prompted to save a text file to your computer. Click Save and choose
an appropriate drive and file name. Click Save, then Close.
6. Log in to RefWorks.
7. Select References/Import from the toolbar.
8. Select ISI (Institute for Scientific Information) as the data source and Web of
Science as the database.
9. Browse to find the file you saved to your computer.
10.You can select a folder into which you would like to import your references. If you do
not select a folder, your references should appear in the Last Imported Folder.
11.Click Import.
7. Ebrary Ebooks Portal
At the ebrary home page, just click on My Settings at the top right of the screen and set
your preferences to show RefWorks buttons. Ebrary will display direct export buttons in your
search results, on your bookshelf and in QuickView (in the InfoTools menu).
Last updated August 2009
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