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Lib Talk & Search Demos
RefWorks is an online citation manager that is free for all Stanford affiliates to use. John Bickar at Stanford's Cubberley Education Library has created some flash tutorials on RefWorks explaining its features and use.
- Creating a Free RefWorks Account (2:26, 3.4MB)
- Exporting Records from ERIC to RefWorks (3:37, 5.1MB)
- Exporting Records from Socrates to RefWorks (2:43, 4.2MB)
- Managing and Editing Records within RefWorks (2:33, 3.9MB)
- Creating a Bibliography (0:58, 944KB)
- Using the Write-N-Cite Plugin (4:11, 3.9MB)
- Troubleshooting the RefWorks Write-N-Cite Plugin on Mac OS X
To see quick reference guide, online help, and online tutorials created by RefWorks, go to the Databases page, view box on right side about Reference Managers, and click on Info button next to RefWorks.
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