Problem when exporting from Discover to RefWorks

There is a current known problem when exporting references from Discover to Refworks from off-campus. We are aware of this and our suppliers have identified a solution. It has been given the highest priority with our suppliers and we hope that it will be resolved very soon. The problem is only affecting the export function from off-campus; on-campus use of the function is fine.

There is a very simple workaround for this problem while we await the fix from our suppliers.  If you would like to try it, please follow these simple steps:

  • From the page with your exported references (currently showing with the erroneous tagged format), save these references by choosing File_Save As…, naming your file appropriately and choosing Text File (*.txt) and saving it to your chosen location.
  • Open up a Refworks session.
  • Choose the Import option from the menu on the bottom right of the screen.  A new window will open, choose Browse to find your file and then click Import.
  • Your references will now be displayed as normal for you to manage.

We apologise for this temporary problem and for the current inconvenience.

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