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RefWorks: Legacy Refworks

Migrating citations from Legacy Refworks

These instructions are for the Legacy version of Refworks.  If you are a Legacy Refworks user, please follow the directions below to export your references to Zotero, or contact us if you need help migrating.

Log in to Legacy Refworks here.

Migrating your Legacy Refworks citations - Step 1

Note: These instructions for migrating your citations assume that you have a Zotero account set up and running.  (see box at right to install Zotero and create an account).

Step 1: Select the folder/group of references you want to export and under the "References" menu select "Export"

Migrating your Legacy Refworks citations - Step 2

Step 2: When the "Export References" dialog box opens, select "Bibliographic Software (EndNote, Reference Manager, ProCite)".

Migrating your Legacy Refworks citations - Step 3

Step 3: When your download file opens, right click and select "Save to Zotero DOI" (see below if you are not given this option).

Alternate step 3: If "Save to Zotero DOI" is not an option, select your downloaded citations and save to the clipboard.  Then open Zotero, choose the folder you want to import to, and choose "Import from Clipboard" from the File menu.

Managing Your Citations