Refworks Webinar Schedule for September 2011

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Wednesday 08/17/2011

The Arnold Library is pleased to share the RefWorks Webinar schedule for September 2011. (NOTE: All webinars below will be on the new interface, RefWorks 2.0. The exceptions are RefWorks Administration and Write-N-Cite III, which currently remain on the classic interface.)

  1. RefWorks Administration Functions (75 minutes)
  2. RefShare 2.0 (45 minutes)
  3. Write-N-Cite III for Windows (45 minutes)
  4. How to teach RefWorks 2.0  in 15 Minutes
  5. Beyond Direct Export: Five Other Ways to Import Information to RefWorks (30 minutes)
  6. Using RefWorks to Quickly Import Citations and Write a Paper (30 minutes)
  7. Gather and Organize your Research Sources in RefWorks—Part 1 (30 minutes)
  8. Gather and Organize your Research Sources in RefWorks—Part 2 (30 minutes)

You can visit the RefWorks-COS Training Webinars website to view a list of RefWorks Live and Recorded Webinar programs. Registration is limited and enrollment is required. There is also an RSS feed to all Refworks webinars on this web page.

Additionally, you may go directly to the following Live and Recorded Webinar Program Pages to enroll or view webinars in the following languages:

 

RefWorks Administration

Topics covered during this 75-minute webinar include: viewing account usage; deleting account and resetting passwords; customizing your RefWorks subscription; setting up and managing the attachments feature and RefShare; adding site-wide output Styles and Z39.50 Sites; creating a custom List of import filters; and modifying the user type, focus area and new account email. This session is only for librarians and other professionals who administer RefWorks.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
10:00 am Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
3:00 pm Western European Summer Time (London, GMT+01:00)
https://refworks.webex.com/refworks-en/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=717300364

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
2:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
11:00 am Pacific Daylight Time (San Francisco, GMT-07:00)
https://refworks.webex.com/refworks-en/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=719217586

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RefShare 2.0

This 60-minute session covers how to share your database or a folder of references, how to turn your shared folder or database into an RSS feed, how to view, search, print and export references from a shared folder or database and how to access and view a shared folder or database from a central web page. Attendees should have a basic knowledge of RefWorks functionality.

Thursday, September 22, 2011
10:00 am Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
3:00 pm Western European Summer Time (London, GMT+01:00)
https://refworks.webex.com/refworks-en/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=714720609

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Write-N-Cite III for Windows

This 30-minute session introduces the Write-N-Cite utility in RefWorks. In this brief session we will discuss how to install Write-N-Cite III,, and how to use it to insert citations and create bibliographies in your documents – including while working offline.  Attendees should have a basic knowledge of RefWorks functionality.

Thursday, September 15, 2011
11:00 am Pacific Daylight Time (San Francisco, GMT-07:00)
2:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
https://refworks.webex.com/refworks-en/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=719735851

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How to teach RefWorks 2.0 in 15 Minutes

While the ideal way to teach users the basic features of RefWorks is to conduct a full training session, we realize that in some situations you may have only a few minutes to demonstrate the power of RefWorks. During this 30-minute session, you'll rapidly learn: how to create an account; direct export citations from two databases; create a folder; create a bibliography from a list of citations; and create a bibliography using Write N' Cite.

Wednesday, September 7, 2011
2:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
11:00 am Pacific Daylight Time (San Francisco, GMT-07:00
https://refworks.webex.com/refworks-en/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=716168642

Tuesday, September 20, 2011
10:00 am Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
3:00 pm Western European Summer Time (London, GMT+01:00)
https://refworks.webex.com/refworks-en/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=716150292

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Beyond Direct Export: Five Other Ways to Import Information to RefWorks (40 minutes)

Direct export is but one method for adding references; In this webinar we will review these other methods, which are: Importing from a text file; searching online catalogs or databases from within RefWorks; using a web browser tool called RefGrab-It to capture references from a web page; importing records from RSS feeds; entering references manually.

Attendees should first attend one of the following webinars first (or have a basic understanding of RefWorks)

  1. RefWorks in 15 Minutes
  2. RefWorks Fundamentals
  3. Using RefWorks to Quickly Import Citations and Write a Paper

Thursday, September 8, 2011
11:00 am  Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
4:00 pm Western European Summer Time (London, GMT+01:00)
https://refworks.webex.com/refworks-en/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=717077206

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Using RefWorks to Quickly Import Citations and Write a Paper (30 minutes)

In this session, you’ll learn how to directly import citations from two online databases. Then you’ll see how to quickly create a bibliography for a paper two ways: 1) from a list or folder of citations in your RW account and 2) with in-text citations via the one line/cite view method. This session is primarily for undergraduates or beginning RefWorks users.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011
2:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
11:00 am Pacific Daylight Time (San Francisco, GMT-07:00)
https://refworks.webex.com/refworks-en/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=714887036

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
12:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
9:00 am Pacific Daylight Time (San Francisco, GMT-07:00)
https://refworks.webex.com/refworks-en/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=712064874

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Gather and Organize your Research Sources in RefWorks—Part 1

After you've mastered the fundamentals of RefWorks, you'll want to learn other features and functions. This 30-minute session will teach you how to use the following tools:

  • Direct Export from database
  • OpenURL
  • Attachments
  • Last Imported folder; Create and add a citation to folder
  • Export from library catalog or Summon Discovery Service
  • RefGrab-It
  • Quick Search

Attendees should first attend one of the following webinars first (or have a basic understanding of RefWorks)

  1. RefWorks in 15 Minutes
  2. RefWorks Fundamentals
  3. Using RefWorks to Quickly Import Citations and Write a Paper

Wednesday, September 14, 2011
10:00 am Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
3:00 pm Western European Summer Time (London, GMT+01:00)
https://refworks.webex.com/refworks-en/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=712777219

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Gather and Organize your Research Sources in RefWorks – Part 2

In part two of Gather and Organize your research, we'll teach you how to do or use the following tools:

  • Online catalog search via RefWorks
  • Manual entry
  • RSS feeds
  • Managing Folders
  • Advanced Search

Attendees should first attend one of the following webinars first (or have a basic understanding of RefWorks)

  1. RefWorks in 15 Minutes
  2. RefWorks Fundamentals
  3. Using RefWorks to Quickly Import Citations and Write a Paper

Wednesday, September 28, 2011
2:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
11:00 am Pacific Daylight Time (San Francisco, GMT-07:00)
https://refworks.webex.com/refworks-en/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=714037382

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