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RefWorks and Other Citation Management Tools

Citation Management Program Help Guides & Tutorials

Exporting from Summon

Exporting from Summon to RefWorks is quick and easy. To do so, follow these steps:

  • Select your search results by clicking on the folder icon next to the citation. They will be placed in a temporary folder.
  • Click on the folder icon at the top right-hand corner of the screen.

  • Choose a citation style from the first drop-down menu.
  • Choose RefWorks from the second drop-down menu.

Once you do so, a new screen will open with your RefWorks account. Once you sign in, your references will be automatically imported.


Exporting from VuFind

Exporting VuFind (Library Catalog) results to RefWorks

  • Sign into your RefWorks account
  • Click on the ‘Search’ tab on the navigation bar at the top of the page
  • From the ‘Search’ menu, select ‘Online Catalog or Database’

  • From the ‘Search’ menu in the resulting window, select ‘University of Illinois – CARLI’ if it is not already selected
  • Choose a maximum number of references to download
  • Choose either Quick or Advanced search
  • Enter search terms into the search box
  • Click the ‘Search’ button at the bottom, right of the window

  • Select items from the resulting list
  • Click on ‘Import’ at the bottom, left of the window to add them to your RefWorks database



PDF Version of Exporting to Summon and Vufind