RefWorks Exporting and Importing Instructions

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

Google Scholar

To set this feature up in Google Scholar

  1. From the Google Scholar search page, click on the Settings link (small gear icon in upper right-hand corner) under the down arrow menu.
  2. Select the Bibliography Manager.
  3. Select Show links to import citations into and select RefWorks from the drop-down.
  4. Click Save.


To initiate a direct export to RefWorks

  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. Once you log in, you are brought automatically to the Edit view of the reference.
  4. 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.
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