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Import routes

Import routes for:


Pubmed
Import route from PubMed

  1. Search in PubMed for the desired publication(s).
  2. Mark one or more records.
  3. Click Send to.
  4. Select for Choose Destination: File.
  5. Select for  Format: MEDLINE.
  6. Click Create File.
  7. Click Save and save the file as a Text Document.
  8. Go to RefWorks:  References > Import.
  9. Select for  Import Filter/Data Source: NLM PubMed.
  10. Select for  Database: PubMed.
  11. Select for Import Data from the following Text File via Browse the file that you saved.
  12. Click Import.

Import route from RefWorks

  1. Go to RefWorks: Search > Online Catalog or Database .
  2. Select for Online Catalog or Database to Search: PubMed .
  3. Enter one or more search terms in the field Quick Search for:
  4. Click Search.
  5. Import the desired references.


EBSCOhost (contains: PsycINFO, CINAHL)

For Direct Export:

  1. Conduct a search.
  2. Click on the Add to folder icon for each of the results you want to save.
  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 Direct Export to RefWorks to initiate a direct export .

    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.
  7. Click the Save button to begin the direct export.
  8. Your records should appear in the Last Imported Folder .

To Manually Save and Export Records:

  1. Conduct a search.
  2. Click on the Add to folder icon for each of the results you want to save.
  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 .  

    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.
  7. Click Save .
  8. From the File menu select Save As .
  9. Select the location where you want to save the file, type the name you want and select Text as the Save As Type.
  10. Log in to RefWorks .
  11. Select References/Import from the toolbar.
  12. Select EBSCOhost as the data source and the appropriate database you searched from.
  13. Browse to find the text file you saved to your computer.
  14. Click Import.
  15. Your records should appear in the Last Imported Folder .

Embase

  1. Conduct your search and mark your records for import using the check boxes.
  2. Select the Export button and choose Ref. Manager from the drop down box and click export.
  3. You will be prompted to save your . ris file.  Choose a location, give the file a name and click save.  
  4. Log in to RefWorks.
  5. Select References/Import from the toolbar.
  6. Select RIS Format as the data source and select Reference Manager as the database.
  7. Browse to find the text file you saved to your computer.
  8. Click Import.
  9. Your records should appear in the Last Imported Folder .

Cochrane Library

  1. To export a few references: Click on the checkbox to the left of each record to import and click on the Export Selected link at the top of the results list  

    To export all results: If you want to export all results from a search, just select Export All
  2. Choose your file type according to the computer you're using (PC, Mac, or UNIX/LINUX).
  3. For Export Type select Citation or Citation and Abstract.
  4. Click on Export Citation.
  5. When prompted, save the resulting text file where you'll be able to find it later.
  6. Log in to RefWorks.
  7. Click the plus button in the toolbar and select Import references from the dropdown menu.
  8. Drag and drop your text file to the indicated space OR click Select a file from your computer, select the text file you saved, and click Open.
  9. RefWorks will ask what format the file is.  Enter Cochrane Library, then select the database you were searching in from the dropdown menu.
  10. Click Import.
  11. Your records will be downloaded automatically and should appear in your Last Imported folder.

SmartCat

  1. Search SmartCat for the desired publication
  2. Click on the arrow and select Cite record
  3. Click Cite with RefWorks
  4. Click Import
  5. Your records should appear in the Last Imported Folder
Last modified:14 February 2018 5.25 p.m.
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