There are different ways to import data to your RefWorks account the most common are:
Many databases including Encore (library catalog) provide a Direct Export function which allows you to add citations directly to your RefWorks account. Follow these steps:
Below are some video tutorials on how to direct import citations from specific databases. For flash-free mobile and Apple devices click on
Not all databases will have a direct export option in those cases you need to save the citations from the database to your computer as a text (.txt) file and then import them into RefWorks. You can also import citations from other citation management tools such as EndNote in this matter.
Below is a video tutorial that illustrates how to save citations from PubMed as a text file and then importing the citations to RefWorks. For flash-free mobile and Apple devices click on
RefGrab-It works with your browser to capture bibliographic information from web pages giving you the option to import that data into your RefWorks account. To do so follow these steps:
You can manually add references to your RefWorks account by following these steps:
Adding full text to an existing reference: