Register Now for RefWorks Workshops in August

Need to brush up on your RefWorks skills, or just want a quick introduction to the software? Sign up now for a webinar tutorial, conducted by RefWorks trainers. Please note that registration is limited and enrollment is required.

Beyond Direct Export: Five Other Ways to Import Information to RefWorks (40 minutes)
Direct export is but one method for adding references; In this webinar we will review these other methods, which are: Importing from a text file; searching online catalogs or databases from within RefWorks; using a web browser tool called RefGrab-It to capture references from a web page; importing records from RSS feeds; entering references manually.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013
10:00 a.m. EDT
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Using RefWorks to Quickly Import Citations and Write a Paper (30 minutes)
In this session, you’ll learn how to directly import citations from two online databases. Then you’ll see how to quickly create a bibliography for a paper two ways: 1) from a list or folder of citations in your RW account and 2) with in-text citations via the one line/cite view method. This session is primarily for undergraduates or beginning RefWorks users.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013
2:00 p.m. EDT
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Wednesday, August 28, 2013
1:00 p.m. EDT
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Gather and Organize your Research Sources in RefWorks—Part 1
After you’ve mastered the fundamentals of RefWorks, you’ll want to learn other features and functions:

  1. Direct Export from database
  2. OpenURL
  3. Attachments
  4. Last Imported folder; Create and add a citation to folder
  5. Export from library catalog or Summon Discovery Service
  6. RefGrab-It
  7. Quick Search

Thursday, August 8, 2013
11:00 a.m. EDT
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Gather and Organize your Research Sources in RefWorks—Part 2
In part 2 of Gather and Organize your Research, we’ll teach you how to do or use the following tools:

  1. Online catalog search via RefWorks
  2. Manual entry
  3. RSS feeds
  4. Managing Folders
  5. Viewing Exact and Close Duplicates, by database or folder
  6. Advanced Search

Thursday, August 15 , 2013
2:00 p.m. EDT
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The New Write-N-Cite for Windows
This webinar will demonstrate the newly designed Write-N-Cite on the Windows platform, which fully integrates with MicroSoft Word while leveraging the strength of a web-based Cloud service. The new Write-N-Cite will run on Word for Windows 2007 & 2010 and Word for Mac 2008 & 2011. You’ll get the same features on either platform, and sharing documents between Mac and Windows computers is as easy as opening a file.

Key improvements of the new Write-N-Cite:

  1. Auto formatting while you write
  2. Seamless online/offline access to your references
  3. Professional citation and bibliography customization tools
  4. Auto managed footnote styles

Wednesday, August 14, 2013
10:00 a.m. EDT
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Tuesday, August 27, 2013
2:00 p.m. EDT
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RefWorks Collaborative Features

(Note: This webinar requires knowledge of RefWorks basic features.) Topics covered in this session:

  • How to share your folder or database
  • Optional features you can enable in your shared folder or database
  • How to search, download, print and export citations from a folder
  • How to contact the original author of a folder (via e-mail)
  • How to post comments to a folder or citation

Tuesday, August 13, 2013
10:00 a.m. EDT
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Thursday, August 22, 2013
2:00 p.m. EDT
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If these dates don’t work for you, visit the RefWorks-COS Training Webinars website to view archived programs at your convenience.

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