Q. How do I import references from PubMed into Refworks?


In PubMed:

  1. Check the box to the left of the desired records
  2. Select the drop down menu next to Send to
  3. Select Citation Manager from the Choose Destination options
  4. Select Create File to save to your computer or removable drive

In RefWorks:

  1. Login to your RefWorks database if you have not already done so.
  2. Click on References and Import at the top of the screen.
  3. Select NLM PubMed from the Import Filter/Data Source drop down menu.
  4. Make sure PubMed is selected in the Database drop-down menu.
  5. At import Data from the following Text File, click on Browse to locate the saved file and click on Open.
  6. Click on Import.

For more information on RefWorks, see our Guide.



  • Last Updated Sep 20, 2016
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  • Answered By Everly Brown

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