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Creating A RefWorks Database: Importing Data from Saved Text Files

ACM - Association for Computing Machinary

ACM databases include:

  • ACM Digital Library

References can be imported into RefWorks from a text file by saving the references and then using the IMPORT feature in RefWorks. To make it easy to find the file, you may want to save it on the Desktop.

Select article

Select Display Format: BibTex

ACM display

Highlight and copy BibTex format


Open RefWorks

Select References from the top drop-down menu

Select Import

For Import filter/data source, select BibTex For Database, specify ACM Digital Library

Paste copied BibTEXT data into the IMPORT DATE FROM THE FOLLOWING TEXT box

ACM import


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