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You can search PubMed from within RefWorks
(NB: it is recommended to use Ovid Medline instead, if you are a University member, as the functional features involved allow for a more effective and detailed search. You can export results directly to Refworks from Ovid databases)
First, select the "Search Databases" link on the left of the page in RefWorks
- In the drop-down menu at the top, choose PubMed
- Enter your search terms: NB, you can select "Advanced" to add extra search fields, and to choose between Authors, Title, Keywords, Publication Year
- Then select the results you wish to keep, and use the "Import" button (top right) to add these to your RefWorks database
Cochrane Library: indirect export of results to RefWorks
NB: for help with using Cochrane, register once for full access to the training materials for Cochrane Library.
You will need to create a file (usually .ris) and then import this file from within RefWorks
- First, do your search on Cochrane Library, and select the results to Export
- NB: choose "RIS (Reference Manager)" as the file format; RefWorks link at the top
- Save the file (eg to your desktop)
- In RefWorks, use the '+' icon and "Import references"
- Browse and locate the downloaded file, or you can use the "Click and drag" option
- Format pop-up box: select Wiley Online - and Import
- The references should then be imported into your Last Imported / All Documents list, from where you can move them to a named folder
1-2. Search and save the results file
3-4. Import the file into RefWorks
- Or click and drag the file across to RefWorks
5. Cochrane is on the Wiley platform: