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Save to RefWorks Tool

The Save to RefWorks bookmarklet is a button installed on your internet browser that allows you to scan the bibliographic content of a webpage and save it to your RefWorks library.  

Install in your internet browser's bookmark/favorites bar (Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Chome). Once installed in your bookmarks bar, you can easily save citations from Library databases and websites, such as Google Scholar, PubMed, and more. If the full text is available from a website, RefWorks will save it. When you save content from the NU Library Databases, you will see a link in the RefWorks citation that says "Find full text using link resolver."

Save to RefWorks uses translators to detect and import data from websites. The list of available translators is continuously changing, as translators often have to be reworked if the structure of the underlying site changes.

NOTE: Save to RefWorks may not work on secure sites (https://). If a site does not normally have bibliographic data it probably does not have a filter. In most cases, these sites will return the web page information. Your results may vary from site to site and even page to page.



Use the following steps to add the Save to RefWorks bookmarklet to your browser:

  1. In the main navigation, click on the Tools icon and select Tools.                                                                   Tools menu icon
  2. You will be redirected to the installation page. Click on the Install Save to RefWorks icon.Install Save to RefWorks screen
  3. Drag the Save to RefWorks button to your browser's Bookmarks/Favorites bar. NOTE: You must have your Bookmarks bar visible.                                                                                                                     Drag Save to RefWorks tool to bookmarks bar

NOTE: You must turn off ad-blockers and allow third-party cookies in order to use the Save to RefWorks tool with your browser.

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