RefWorks Exporting and Importing Instructions

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

Gale

Multiple References

  1. From a search results list  mark the records you wish to save.
  2. When ready to view / export your saved records, click the More menu then My Folder on the top menu bar.
  3. Choose Citation Tools from the right menu. 
  4. Choose Export to.. RefWorks from the bottom drop-down menu. 
  5. Log into RefWorks, if you are not already logged in.
  6. Your references should be automatically imported into your account

Single Reference

  1. From a single record / detailed record view, choose Citation Tools from the right menu. 
  2. Choose Export to.. RefWorks from the bottom drop-down menu. 
  3. Log into RefWorks, if you are not already logged in.
  4. Your reference should be automatically imported into your account

Gale Legacy Databases

Single Reference

  1. View the full record for an article you wish to save.
  2. Choose the CITE or Citation Tools Icon on the top menu bar.
  3. A new window will open.
  4. Under the options for "Export to third-party software, choose RefWorks and click Export.
  5. Login to RefWorks, if you are not already. The citation will be imported. 

Multiple References (selected databases)

  1. Mark the items you wish to save in a results list by checking boxes.
  2. When you are ready to export, clicked the MARKED ITEMS tab on the upper menu.
  3. Look for a Citation Tools icon on the upper right.  
  4. Under the options for "Export to third-party software, choose RefWorks and click Export.
  5. Login to RefWorks, if you are not already. The citations will be imported. 
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