Tips for Importing SciFinder Scholar References into RefWorks

In Scifinder Scholar:

  1. Select the references to be saved by checking the boxes to the left of the references
  2. Click the Save As button at the top of the screen
  3. A Save File As box appears. Save the file to a convenient location such as the desktop
  4. Name your file and change the Save as type to Tagged Format (*.txt) (e.g. scifinder.txt)
  5. Click Save

To Import into RefWorks:

  1. Choose References > Import from the menu across the top of the page
  2. Select the CAS SciFinder filter from the Import Filter/Data Source menu
  3. Select the Multiple Databases option from the Database menu
  4. Select the Folder into which the references will be imported (the default is Last Imported)
  5. Click on the Browse button and select the SciFinder Scholar text file that you saved
  6. Click on the Import button at the bottom of the form
  7. Click on the View Last Imported Folder button to see your imported citations