As you begin the search process to find a solution to your clinical problem, keeping track of the database, keywords, and combination of keywords used during the search process is essential. Having the details of the search process allows you to know how to replicate your search and allows others to replicate your search.
Keeping a record of your research will:
A Research Journal can be made simple by using Citation Management Tools.
What Goes into a Research Journal?
A Research Journal should contain:
RefWorks is an online research management, writing and collaboration tool that is designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies. You can access RefWorks on the A - Z Database List.
With RefWorks you can:
When accessing RefWorks This link opens in a new window, new users need to create a username and password. Please use your SNHU email as that will alert RefWorks that you are affiliated with the University. We recommend setting your password to be the same as your my.snhu login for ease of use.
An overview of features and help can be found on the RefWorks Help Page This link opens in a new window. Visit the RefWorks Video Tutorial page This link opens in a new window to view helpful short videos on this product.
Questions about RefWorks can be directed to Instructional Support at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I save full-text documents or citations to RefWorks?
With a single click! Install the Save to RefWorks This link opens in a new window add-on or bookmarklet to your internet browser, then click it when you're on a web page or journal article you'd like to save. We'll even try to grab the full text with it's available.
I write in Word / Google Docs, can RefWorks help me cite or create a bibliography?
Yes! If you write in Word, go to the Tools menu This link opens in a new window and download Write-N-Cite. ProQuest has a help guide on using Write-N-Cite This link opens in a new window.
For Google Doc users, our add-on gives you the full power of RefWorks right within Google Docs. Visit the RefWorks for Google Docs page This link opens in a new window to learn more.