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What is RefWorks?

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RefWorks is an online research/citation management tool that allows you to collect, store, and manage information.

With RefWorks, you can:

  • create your own database of references;
  • export references from article databases and from the Web;
  • generate in-text citations and bibliographies


Getting Started with RefWorks

Accessing RefWorks: Visit Refworks page.

Off-campus Access:

  • You can use RefWorks from off-campus as long as you are logged in to the Library.

Creating an Account: New users must first create an individual account in order to use RefWorks:

  1. After accessing RefWorks, you will come to the "RefWorks User Login for University of North Florida" page.
  2. Click on Sign up for an Individual Account
  3. Fill in all fields in the New User Information box
  4. Enter your email address in the E-mail Address field (does not need to be your UNF email)
  5. Click on Register

NOTE: A confirmation email will be sent to you with your username, password, and information.


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Lauren Newton
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Subjects: Citation Styles, General Research
Tags: bibliography, citation, refworks, write-n-cite