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    Importing PubMed results into RefWorks

    • Product: RefWorks

    How do I import a list of references from PubMed into RefWorks?

    Although PubMed does not have a direct export to RefWorks, it's possible to create a file in PubMed that can be imported into RefWorks.

    In PubMed, after selecting the references to be imported into RefWorks, select Send to > Citation manager.

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    After verifying the information and making a selection from the menu, click Create File. The file created will be called 'pubmed-search_name-set.nbib' and end up in the computer's downloads folder.

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    Drag the citations.nbib file onto the Import from a file area.

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    Select Import to add the references to RefWorks

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    Imported references will appear in Last Imported view of RefWorks. 

    • Article last edited: 20-Nov-2020
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