RefWorks Exporting and Importing Instructions

Step-by-step instructions for getting citations out of library databases and into RefWorks

Morgan and Claypool Synthesis Library

  1. Select the items you want to export by checking the box/es to the left of each item.
  2. At the top of the page, click the "Download to Citation Manager" link.
  3. in the new screen, select RIS as the format and hit the "Download lecture metadata" button.
  4. Save the file to your local computer; it will have an *.RIS extension.
  5. Log in to your RefWorks account, if y ou are not already logged in.
  6. From the top menu, choose References > Import.
  7. Choose RIS as the format and database and browse to find the file you saved.
  8. Import your references.
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