Register Now for RefWorks Training Workshops in June

RefWorks logoNeed to brush up on your RefWorks skills, or just want a quick introduction to the software? Sign up now for a webinar tutorial, conducted by RefWorks trainers. Please note that registration is limited and enrollment is required.

How to teach RefWorks 2.0 in 15 Minutes (taught in 30 minutes)
During this 30-minute session, you’ll rapidly learn: how to create an account; direct export citations from two databases; create a folder; create a bibliography from a list of citations; and create a bibliography using Write N’ Cite. This session is primarily designed for those who will train on RefWorks and to learn how to do so quickly; however, those who are new to RefWorks can learn the basics in this 30-minute session.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012
2:00 p.m. EDT
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 Tuesday, June 19, 2012
12:00 p.m. EDT
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RefShare 2.0 (60 minutes)
This session covers how to share your database or a folder of references, how to turn your shared folder or database into an RSS feed, how to view, search, print and export references from a shared folder or database and how to access and view a shared folder or database from a central web page. Attendees should have a basic knowledge of RefWorks functionality.

Thursday, June 14, 2012
2:00 p.m. EDT
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Beyond Direct Export: Five Other Ways to Import Information to RefWorks (40 minutes)
Direct export is but one method for adding references; In this webinar we will review these other methods, which are: Importing from a text file; searching online catalogs or databases from within RefWorks; using a web browser tool called RefGrab-It to capture references from a web page; importing records from RSS feeds; entering references manually.

Thursday, June 21, 2012
2:00 p.m. EDT
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Using RefWorks to Quickly Import Citations and Write a Paper (30 minutes)
In this session, you’ll learn how to directly import citations from two online databases. Then you’ll see how to quickly create a bibliography for a paper two ways: 1) from a list or folder of citations in your RW account and 2) with in-text citations via the one line/cite view method. This session is primarily for undergraduates or beginning RefWorks users.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
2:00 p.m. EDT
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Thursday, June 28, 2012
10:00 a.m. EDT
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Gather and Organize your Research Sources in RefWorks—Part 1
(30 minutes)
After you’ve mastered the fundamentals of RefWorks, you’ll want to learn other features and functions:

  1. Direct Export from database
  2. OpenURL
  3. Attachments
  4. Last Imported folder; Create and add a citation to folder
  5. Export from library catalog or Summon Discovery Service
  6. RefGrab-It
  7. Quick Search

Tuesday, June 12, 2012
10:00 a.m. EDT
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Gather and Organize your Research Sources in RefWorks – Part 2 (30 minutes)
In part two of Gather and Organize your research, we’ll teach you how to do or use the following tools:

  1. Online catalog search via RefWorks
  2. Manual entry
  3. RSS feeds
  4. Managing Folders
  5. Viewing Exact and Close Duplicates, by database or folder
  6. Advanced Search

Wednesday, June 27, 2012
2:00 p.m. EDT
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If these dates don’t work for you, visit the RefWorks-COS Training Webinars website to view archived programs at your convenience.