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RefWorks Migration Guide: Exporting References From New RefWorks

Announcement: Access to New RefWorks Ends on September 30, 2022

Please remember to export all your references from your New RefWorks account before September 30, 2022

New RefWorks: Export References All At Once

Exporting all your references at once is the fastest and simplest method but references will no longer be organized in separate folders

 

  1. Login to your New RefWorks account
  2. Select All References 
  3. Click Share
  4. Click Export references
  5. Choose BibTeX format
  6. Click Export
  7. A file named Export.bib containing the exported references will be saved in the Downloads area of your computer
  8. Follow instructions for importing references into Zotero, or another citation manager of your choice.

 

 

 

 

 

Important: Only references will be exported from New RefWorks.
PDF files or other documents must be downloaded and reattached individually.

New RefWorks: Export References Folder by Folder

Exporting references folder by folder will take more time but references will remain organized

 

  1. Login to your New RefWorks account
  2. Go to the My Folders area and select the folder to export
  3. Click Share
  4. Click Export references
  5. Choose BibTeX format
  6. Click Export
  7. A file named Export.bib containing the exported references will be saved in the Downloads area of your computer
  8. Return to the My Folders area and select the next folder to export
  9. Repeat Step 3 through Step 6 until all your folders have been exported
  10. These files will usually be named Export (1).bib, Export (2).bib, Export (3).bib, etc.
  11. Each will contain the exported references corresponding to the folder you highlighted
  12. After export, files can be renamed using the former RefWorks folder name
  13. Follow instructions for importing references into Zotero, or another citation manager of your choice.
Important: Only references will be exported from New RefWorks.
PDF files or other documents must be downloaded and reattached individually.

Need Library Help? Ask A Librarian for Assistance

If you need help exporting or importing references, Ask A Librarian for assistance: 
https://www.njcu.edu/library/library-services/ask-librarian