RefWorks Exporting and Importing Instructions

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

WorldCat.org

For single items:

  1. View the full record for the item.
  2. Click the Cite / Export link.
  3. Chose the Option to Export to RefWorks
  4. A RefWorks session window will open and you will be prompted to log into RefWorks, if you are not already logged in.
  5. Your selected reference will be imported.

For multiple references:

  1. Create a WorldCat.org personal account, if you have not already done so, at http://www.worldcat.org/account/?page=register.
  2. Mark the records you wish to save by clicking the checkboxes, or select all on any page.
  3. Select a list from the pull-down menu to save your records to. Private lists can only be seen by you when you are logged in; public lists can be shared with others by means of an emailed link.
  4. When you have finished selecting records, Select "My WorldCat" from the top menu and then select "My Lists."
  5. In the Citations view select the "Export to RefWorks" option.
  6. A RefWorks session window will open and you will be prompted to log into RefWorks, if you are not already logged in.
  7. Your selected references will be imported.
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