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

Creating a New Refworks Account

You need to create a RefWorks account to access the New RefWorks even if you have a Legacy RefWorks account.

Creating a Bibliography

Head to the All Documents section of New Refworks or to a specific folder with the references you want to cite. Check each reference that you want to cite and then click the create bibliography quotations mark icon Create Bibliography Quotation Marks Icon, pictured below.

Create Bibliography on pulldown


You can choose to create a bibliography for the checked references or for all of the reference in the collection. Next, search for your reference style you need and select it. Your formatted bibliography will be displayed in your browser for you to copy and paste into any word processing software.

Select Output style

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