LIB170_1 Using RefWorks:Basic

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Brief Description:

This workshop aims to introduce students with the basic skills on using RefWorks, a bibliographic tool that helps students manage the citations they found in 1-Search and other research databases. Students will learn how to directly export the bibliographic records from 1-Search, LexisNexis and other resources to RefWorks so they can create their bibliography or reference list in different citation styles (APA, MLA, Chicago, Harvard Style, etc.) instantly.

Aims:To equip students with basic skills on using RefWorks to manage bibliographic citations.

Duration: 60 min.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this training session, students will be able to:

  • create a RefWorks account.
  • import references into their RefWorks account by direct import.
  • create and manage folders in RefWorks.
  • create bibliographies in different citation formats such as APA, MLA, etc.

Teaching Method

  • In-class presentation
  • With student interaction
  • Hands-on practice

Assessment

  • In-class questions
  • After-class feedback

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