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RefWorks 2.0 Guide: How to Use RefWorks at Case: RSS Feeds

Information on getting started using RefWorks at Case Western Reserve University

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RSS Feeds in RefWorks

RSS (Really Simple Syndication) Feeds

RefWorks has integrated a RSS Feed Reader so you can easily annd favorite RSS feeds from publishers and websites, view these references and import them into RefWorks. To Add a RSS feed:

  1. Locate the RSS feed you wish to include (See OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center for examples).
  2. Right mouse click on the RSS icon and select Copy Shortcut.
  3. Log into RefWorks
  4. From the Search menu, select RSS Feed.
  5. Paste the shortcut into the text box and click the Add RSS Feed button
  6. Your feeds will be listed alphabetically by the title of the feed which has been provided by the feed itself.  The list will also include the feed provider’s description.
  7. Click OK to the question: Do you want to retrieve the RSS feed? or launch the RSS Feed by clicking on the RSS feed link.  Your feed results will be displayed in a separate window
  8. Select the records you wish to import by clicking on the appropriate checkboxes.
  9. In the Input to Folder select box, click the folder into which you want to import your records.
  10. After the import you will be taken to the Import view in RefWorks.
  11. Click View Last Imported to see the feeds.