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A comprehensive guide on using RefWorks. Includes directions and tutorials.

Choose the Best Option

You can either use the Write-N-Cite Tool or Refworks Citation Manager to place citations in your Word document. Check the system requirements below to choose the best tool for you.

  • Write-N-Cite is compatible with Windows computers with Word 2009 to 2016 and Macs with Word from 2008 to 2011.
  • Refworks Citation Manager is compatible with Windows computer with Word 2016 and above + Word Online and Macs with Word 2016 and above + Word Online.


Refworks Citation Manager

"RefWorks Citation Manager (RCM) syncs with your Cal State LA account so you have quick access to your collected references while writing your documents. RCM lets you add in-text & footnote citations and a bibliography to your document in any of our thousands of citation styles."

John F. Kennedy Memorial Library
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8300