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Berkeley, CA 94720

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How to Import to RefWorks

From Melvyl:

From the Melvyl Catalog: Select the citations of interest in the search results screen and then click "Print/Email". On the page that opens, in step 1, select "Preview/Print". In step 2, select "Selected Records". In step 3, select the "Long (Tagged) Format". In step 4, deselect "ALL" and Select "UC Berkeley" for Berkeley holdings. Then click "Go". Click "Preview/Print" to receive the formatted records. On your browser's "Edit" menue, select all and copy all.

In RefWorks: Select "References...Import", and from there select the "Melvyl Catalog Import Filter/Data Source". Select "UC Irvine" as the "Database". Click inside the text box below the text "Import Data from the Following Text", and use your browser's "Edit...Paste" command to fill the box with your citations. Finally, click the "Import" bultton at the bottom of the form.

From OskiCat:

Click on the title of the record you want to import, in order to display the long version.
Click on the MARC display.
Copy the record (each line should be preceded with a number or a letter code).

From RefWorks:

Click on Import.
From Import Filter/Data Source, select MARC format.
From Database, select "All MARC formats."
Optional: Import references into a selected folder.
Click on Import Data from the following Text.
Paste the text into the box below.
Click on Import.
Check your records before doing anything else.

From Lexis-Nexis:

Citations from Lexis-Nexis must be entered into RefWorks manually.

In RefWorks, click on "References...Add New Reference". Then choose the appropriate "Ref Type" (e.g., newspaper article), and copy and paste from Lexis-Nexis field by field.

From Pubmed-Medline:

From the Pubmed Database: Select the citations of interest in the search results screen (or choose selections from multiple searches using the Pubmed Clipboard. Select the "MEDLINE" display format from the "Display" pulldown menu. Select the "File" option from the "Send to" pulldown menu. Click the "Send to" button to save the file. PC users: Save the file as a text file with a .txt extension (e.g., pubmed.txt).

In RefWorks: Select "References...Import", and from there select the "NLM Pubmed" Import Filter/Data Source. Select "Pubmed" as the Database. Click Browse (right side) to navigate to the file you saved from the database, and Click "Import" at the bottom of the import page.

From Biosis:

From Biosis: Select the citations of interest in the search results screen and then click the "Add to Marked List" button (right), then click the "MARKED LIST" button (top). Select any additional fields to include (such as ISSN for UC-eLinks), and click the "SAVE TO FILE" button. PC Users should make sure there is a .txt extension on the file (e.g., biosis.txt).

In RefWorks: Select "References...Import," and from there select the "ISI (Institute for Scientific Information)" Import Filter/Data Source. Change the Database to "BIOSIS" (or "Web of Science").


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