Daily Archives: March 23, 2008

RefWorks Workshops – An easier way to organize research & format citations – RSVP NOW!

RefWorks Bibliographic Citation Management Software - Learn it!The Library is offering sessions to help beginners and advanced users. All sessions will meet in the Library’s second floor conference room (just behind the elevator). Each session can have 6 participants, so RSVP quickly to get a spot!

  • FILLED – April 4 2:30 – 3:30 Beginner
  • It was great!– April 11 12-1PM Advanced; 2-3PM Beginner
  • Completed!– April 18 2-3 Advanced
  • Sign Up Now!– April 25 2:30 – 3:30 Beginner
  • May 2 2:30-3:30 Advanced
  • May 9: 2:30 – 3:30 Beginner

RefWorks allows you to create your own database of references. You may then use those references in a bibliography or you may cite references in your paper and RefWorks will format your paper and bibliography in any style that you choose.

Beginners will learn:

  • How to open an account
  • Basic citation importation
  • How to create and organize folders in your account
  • How to link to your paper in MSWord
  • How to create a basic bibliography

Advanced sessions will focus on:

  • Importing from other sources (web pages, RSS feeds, and other commercial databases)
  • Editing references
  • More viewing and sorting options
  • Checking for duplicates
  • Troubleshooting problems

Please RSVP for a session by contacting Kari Mofford at kmofford@umassd.edu
If you have a laptop with wireless access, please bring it!