New RefWorks 3.0:
Adding Citations from Our Databases

American Chemical Society Publications

American Psychological Association Databases

EBSCO Host Databases
such as Lipscomb Unlimited, Academic Search Complete, L'Annee Philologique, Art Full Text, Communication & Mass Media Complete, EconLit, Education Research Complete, Environment Complete, MathSciNet, MEDLINE, Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection, Religion and Philosophy Collection, SocINDEX, SPORTDiscus, and many others

Ingenta Connect

JSTOR

Lexis-Nexis Academic

Online Catalog, LION

ProQuest Databases

ScienceDirect

Importing Documents and Citations from Other Databases

American Chemical Society Publications

To Save Citations—

  1. Go to American Chemical Society Publications and conduct your search.
  2. Save the citations you want to import by clicking in the small box to the left of each citation.
  3. Click on Download Citations slightly below the bar that says "Search Results."
  4. On the Download Citation screen under "Format," be sure that "RIS" for RefWorks (and others) is selected.
  5. Under "Include," choose the option you prefer.
  6. When done, click Download Citation(s).
  7. The Open or Save Download box will appear. Click the down arrow to the right of Save and choose Save as.
  8. Select an easy-to-find location for your file and name it. Then click Save. The file extension (.ris) should not be changed.

To Import Citations—

  1. Go to New RefWorks 3.0.
  2. Log in to your New RefWorks 3.0 account.
  3. In the grey bar near the top, click on the References drop-down box; select Import.
  4. In the Import Filter/Data Source drop-down box, select ACS Publications, found in the "Other" category.
  5. In the Database drop-down box, select RIS Format.
  6. Under Select Text File, click on Choose File and locate your file. Click Open to add the file name to in the box.
  7. Optional: Click on Import into Folder to pick an existing folder.
  8. Click on Import in the bottom right corner of the box.
  9. Your records should appear in the Last Imported Folder and in a folder of your choice if you selected that option.

American Psychological Association Databases

  1. Go to APA PsycINFO or APA PsycARTICLES (a full-text subset of PsycINFO), and conduct your search.
  2. Save the citations you want to import by clicking in the small box to the left of each citation.
  3. When done, click on the Export icon located in the small bar down from the top of the screen.
  4. An APA PsycNET box will pop up; in the Export to drop-down box, select RefWorks.
  5. Choose Selected Records (currect page only), All Records on Page, or Selected Records - All Pages.
  6. Click Go, then click Continue with Export.
  7. You may be given a choice between Legacy and ProQuest RefWorks. Select New RefWorks 3.0. Optional: Click "Don't ask me this again (you can reset this by clearing your cookies)" to skip this screen in the future.
  8. The export will automatically import the citations if New RefWorks 3.0 is open. If it is not, the login screen will appear. Log into New RefWorks 3.0.
  9. Your records should appear in the Last Imported Folder.

EBSCO Host Databases

  1. Go to an EBSCOhost database, and conduct your search.
  2. Save the citations you want to import by clicking the Add Folder icon underneath each citation.
  3. When done, click on the Folder icon located in the blue bar at the top of the screen.
  4. Review the citations; for those you want to import, click in the small box to the left of each citation.
  5. To select all of the citations, click in the small box to the left of Select / deselect all.
  6. In the column to the far right, click on the Export Icon, which looks like a sheet of paper with a green arrow pointing to the right.
  7. On the right side of the screen under Save citations to a file formatted for, confirm that Direct Export to RefWorks is checked.
  8. If you want to delete the items from the folder after performing the export function, check the box beside Remove these items from folder after saving on the left side of the screen .
  9. Click the Save box.
  10. You may be given a choice between Legacy RefWorks and ProQuest RefWorks. Select New RefWorks 3.0. Optional: Click "Don't ask me this again (you can reset this by clearing your cookies)" to skip this screen in the future.
  11. The export will automatically import the citations if New RefWorks 3.0 is open. If it is not, the login screen will appear. Log into New RefWorks 3.0.
  12. Your records should appear in the Last Imported Folder.

Ingenta Connect

To Save Citations—

  1. Go to Ingenta Connect and conduct your search.
  2. Select the citations you want to import by clicking on Add next to the heart in the small box to the right of each citation.
  3. If you clicked on any citations, do not go to the next screen until you have exported the citations on the current page.
  4. To export the selected citations, click on Export Options found on the right side of the screen under Tools.
  5. In the expanded choices, click on plain text.
  6. From your browser, select File and then Save As.
  7. In the Save As Type drop-down box, select Text File.
  8. Select an easy-to-find location for your file and name it. Then click Save. The file extension (.txt) should not be changed.

To Import Citations—

  1. Go to New RefWorks 3.0.
  2. Log in to your New RefWorks 3.0 account.
  3. Click on the References drop-down box; select Import.
  4. In the Import Filter/Data Source drop-down box, select Randolph College.
  5. In the Database drop-down box, select Ingenta.
  6. Under Import Data from the following Text File, click on Browse to locate your file.
  7. Click on Import at the bottom of the screen.
  8. Your records should appear in the Last Imported Folder.

JSTOR

  1. Go to JSTOR and conduct your search.
  2. Click in the small box to the left of each citation you want to move to RefWorks.
  3. If you clicked on any citations, do not go to the next screen until you have exported the citations on the current page.
  4. To export the selected citation, go back to the top of the screen on the right side, and click the Export Selected Citations drop-down box. Select Export to RefWorks.
  5. You may be given a choice between Legacy RefWorks and ProQuest RefWorks. Select New RefWorks 3.0. Optional: Click "Don't ask me this again (you can reset this by clearing your cookies)" to skip this screen in the future.
  6. The export will automatically import the citations if New RefWorks 3.0 is open. If it is not, the login screen will appear. Log into New RefWorks 3.0.
  7. Your records should appear in the Last Imported Folder.

Lexis-Nexis Academic

  1. Go to LexisNexis Academic Search and conduct your search.
  2. Save the citations you want to import by clicking in the small box to the left of each citation.
  3. When done, click on Open Book Icon (Export Bibliographic References) located below the blue Go button down from the top right of the screen.
  4. Under Document Range, make sure that Tagged Documents is selected.
  5. Under Export Type, make sure that Export using RefWorks is selected.
  6. Click the red Export button on the bottom right side of the screen.
  7. You may be given a choice between Legacy RefWorks and ProQuest RefWorks. Select New RefWorks 3.0. Optional: Click "Don't ask me this again (you can reset this by clearing your cookies)" to skip this screen in the future.
  8. The export will automatically import the citations if New RefWorks 3.0 is open. If it is not, the login screen will appear. Log into New RefWorks 3.0.
  9. Your records should appear in the Last Imported Folder.

Online Catalog, LION

  1. Go to Lipscomb Unlimited.
  2. Underneath the search box, click Search Options.
  3. Under the heading Limit your results, select Catalog Only.
  4. Conduct your search.
  5. Save the book records you want to import by clicking the Add Folder icon underneath each book.
  6. When done, click on the Folder icon located in the blue bar at the top of the screen.
  7. Review the book citations; for those you want to import, click in the small box to the left of each citation.
  8. To select all of the book citations, click in the small box to the left of Select / deselect all.
  9. In the column to the far right, click on the Export Icon, which looks like a sheet of paper with a green arrow pointing to the right.
  10. On the right side of the screen under Save citations to a file formatted for, confirm that Direct Export to RefWorks is checked.
  11. If you want to delete the items from the folder after performing the export function, check the box beside Remove these items from folder after saving on the left side of the screen .
  12. Click the Save box.
  13. You may be given a choice between Legacy RefWorks and ProQuest RefWorks. Select New RefWorks 3.0. Optional: Click "Don't ask me this again (you can reset this by clearing your cookies)" to skip this screen in the future.
  14. The export will automatically import the book citations if New RefWorks 3.0 is open. If it is not, the login screen will appear. Log into New RefWorks 3.0.
  15. Your records should appear in the Last Imported Folder.

ProQuest Databases

  1. Go to ProQuest Databases, select the appropriate database(s), and conduct your search.
  2. Save the citations you want to import by clicking in the small box to the left of each citation.
  3. When done, click on Export/Save located above the citations on the right side.
  4. Select RefWorks from the drop-down menu.
  5. In the Export/Save pop-up box, scroll to the bottom to click Continue.
  6. You may be given a choice between Legacy RefWorks and ProQuest RefWorks. Select New RefWorks 3.0. Optional: Click "Don't ask me this again (you can reset this by clearing your cookies)" to skip this screen in the future.
  7. The export will automatically import the citations if New RefWorks 3.0 is open. If it is not, the login screen will appear. Log into New RefWorks 3.0.
  8. Your records should appear in the Last Imported Folder.

Science Direct

  1. Go to ScienceDirect and conduct your search.
  2. Save the citations you want to import by clicking in the small box to the left of each citation.
  3. When done, click on the Export drop-down box located at the top of the citations, then under Direct Export select Save to RefWorks.
  4. You may be given a choice between Legacy RefWorks and ProQuest RefWorks. Select New RefWorks 3.0. Optional: Click "Don't ask me this again (you can reset this by clearing your cookies)" to skip this screen in the future.
  5. The export will automatically import the citations if New RefWorks 3.0 is open. If it is not, the login screen will appear. Log into New RefWorks 3.0.
  6. Your records should appear in the Last Imported Folder.