Exporting references is one way to share references with classmates or colleagues (RefShare is another option; see Sharing References for more information). Exporting can also be used to transfer references if you use a different citation management system, or if you switch schools and wish to transfer some of your old references into your new, active account.
To export references, navigate to References > Export:
You can export by folder, or export all of your references at once. Your reason for exporting will determine the export format:
Once you select a format and select Export, a file will be saved to your computer. For instructions on how to import this file into another RefWorks account, please see the page on Importing references manually.