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Overview

The new RefWorks is a reference management service that supports the needs of students, faculty and librarians. With a refined user experience, full-text management, collaboration and other features you’d expect from a reference management solution, RefWorks enables students and faculty to have a more efficient and reliable process for producing the best research papers and grants. They can create better papers faster and with fewer headaches. Libraries are able to offer this powerful service and have full administrative controls and analytics that provide a consistent source of patron and content usage.

Access the new RefWorks

Are you a legacy RefWorks customer? You may start exploring the new version of RefWorks today. You will have access to both versions. During this dual-access period, ProQuest will continue to add functionality to new RefWorks, while being responsive to your needs and feedback. To get started, please contact ProQuest RefWorks support.

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April Release Features

In April the following features were release into the new RefWorks service.

  • Single sign on (Shibboleth)
  • Custom fields label management
  • Rich text support for metadata
  • Customized styles as institutional
  • A new add-in for Microsoft Word

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The New RefWorks

ProQuest introduces the new RefWorks: The new RefWorks is the next generation of reference and document management software empowering both researchers and librarians to do more. It improves the research process and enhance the value of the library, by streamlining researcher workflows and providing new ways for librarians to support their researchers.

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Upgrading from Legacy RefWorks to New RefWorks is Easy!

Current (legacy) RefWorks customer have access to the new version of Refworks and are encouraged to start exploring.

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For the Researcher

The new RefWorks increases researcher productivity by simplifying the research experience. It is the one tool that researchers need to gather, organize, read, and cite their research materials.  It also makes it easy to collaborate with others on joint projects.

  • Collect and Import – With RefWorks it is simple and fast, to collect or import materials. Auto completion of reference data and retrieval of full text saves time and ensures accurate citations.
  • Manage Research – RefWorks enables users to organize, read, and annotate everything they collect and import.
  • Share and Collaborate – RefWorks smoothly allows users to share collections and collaborate with others.
  • Write and Cite – RefWorks is accurate, delivering thousands of customizable citation styles to use within authoring tools.
  • Streamlined Workflows - RefWorks makes research management and paper-writing easy with streamlined workflows that increase productivity.  

For the Librarian

Take control of your subscription – RefWorks delivers the administrative controls you need.

  • Take control of your subscription – RefWorks delivers the administrative controls you need.
  • Deliver a superior user experience – RefWorks allows you to provide a reliable service that researchers will love.
  • Rely on us for support – RefWorks includes the world class support that you need to succeed.
  • Save students and researchers time – RefWorks enables you to create curated collections of materials for students and researchers.
  • The most comprehensive capabilities -  With RefWorks at your library, you’ll be able to present researchers with the most comprehensive capabilities, while providing your fellow with unsurpassed controls and support.  

RefWorks Community

This site is dedicated to providing you with the latest news, updates and tips about everything RefWorks.

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