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    • Product: New RefWorks

    With the improved deduplication feature in RefWorks, thousands of references can be deduped in seconds. While users are working on research projects, it’s easy to check to make sure you are not duplicating your efforts.

    Find Duplicate References

    By selecting the dropdown icon, select the “Find duplications” option

    Here you have the option of selecting “ALLreferences or just those found in the folder you are working in. In addition, deduplication can be searched either by “Strict” or “Fuzzy” matching to improve your results.


    Strict Match = looks at the references’; title, author and publication date as an exact match.

    Fuzzy Match = looks at the looks at the references’; title, author and publication date, but considers similarities, such as the initials of an author vs the full name.

    Once the selection is made, select the “Find Duplicates” box.


    Reading the Results

    RefWorks arranges the results by looking for duplications with the most metadata and arranges those at the top of the list.

    Now you’re ready to start reading and writing your research paper!




    • Article last edited: 10-Oct-2017
    • Old Article Number: 14194
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