RefWorks is a tool you can use to collect, manage and organize research papers and documents. Read annotate, organize, and cite your research as well as collaborate with friends and colleagues by sharing collections. Using tools like "drag and drop" capability, "smart document recognition" and "Save To", upload documents, bibliographic metadata, and capture research from websites into your own personal research database which is saved on the web. Also use RefWorks to create simple bibliographies and papers formatted with in-text citations or footnotes.
Use the link here if you are still using Traditional Refworks. Please consider moving to New RefWorks as we can not guaranty continued availability for traditional RefWorks.
Complete these RefWorks tutorials to learn the basics.
RefWorks Fundamentals Videos -- shows the basic features of RefWorks including creating your database, managing your references and generating bibliographies.
RefWorks Advanced Features Videos -- demonstrates additional ways to add references to your database, editing multiple references, using the back and restore feature, advanced searching and more.
Sharing Your References in RefWorks Videos -- learn how to share a folder or your entire RefWorks database, how to set up various options and permissions and more.
RefWorks Output Style Editor Videos -- find out how to navigate the Output Style Preview utility and how to update an existing output style.
RefWorks Advanced User Workbook -- A self-directed study guide with exercises for features/functions not covered in the Fundamentals tutorial or workbook. Features include: Global Edit, Advanced Search/Saved Searches, Duplicate Checking, My List and more.
New RefWorks Features:
Information and unique features in New RefWorks:
If Refworks does not meet your needs, here are other options for research and citation management tools.
These guides illustrate some of the basic features of RefWorks in a concise, printable handout. There are Quick Start Guides in the following languages (click on the language to open). (Note: You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader):