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PubMed Guide | Guía de PubMed

A guide to using PubMed for new and advanced users with videos, tutorials, a walkthrough exercise, and other resources. Incluye instrucciones en español.

PubMed & RefWorks

PubMed makes it easy to export citations and add them to your RefWorks account.

If you need to brush up on using RefWorks, see the FIU Libraries' RefWorks LibGuide or view the full RefWorks help guide.

Importing PubMed Citations into RefWorks

Once you have created your PubMed citation file, import it to RefWorks from the Reference -> Import References menu. Choose to import "From Text File" and select the “NLM PubMed” option on the “Import Filter/Data Source.”

import references box in refworks

 

Exporting Citations from PubMed

  1. From a citation entry, click on the small down arrow () next to the “Send to:” link at the top of the page.
  2. Select the “Citation manager” option
  3. Click on the “Create File” button.
  4. Save the resulting file, named “citations.nbib” by default, on your computer.

citation manager box viewed from citation entry

  1. From your search results page, check the box next to every citation you want to add to RefWorks.
  2. Click on the small down arrow () next to the “Send to:” link at the top of the page.
  3. Select the “Citation manager” option.
  4. Click on the “Create File” button.
  5. Save the resulting file, named “citations.nbib” by default, on your computer.

citation manager box viewed from search results

Video: Importing to RefWorks from PubMed