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Students embrace RefWorks for its ability to organize the documents they need to complete assignments, creating instant citations and bibliographies, wrapping up the loose ends that steal hours from sleep or other homework. Faculty value RefWorks for its creation of a simple online workspace that supports research collaboration, transcending geography. And for librarians, RefWorks’ institutional subscription puts them at the hub of their community with a high-value service that supports all university researchers. 

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ProQuest for Word Release

ProQuest announces the release of a new version of Write-N-Cite called ProQuest for Word. ProQuest for Word allows users to access references in both ProQuest FlowTM and RefWorks.

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RefWorks "Go to Page" Feature

At the request of users, RefWorks has added a “go to page” feature to simplify the process of sorting through references.

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Web-based simplicity

Users can access RefWorks any time, from any web-connected computer running any operating platform. Upgrades are transparent and automatic--so your system is maintenance-free and always up to date.

Free training & technical support

RefWorks provides complimentary training for organizational subscriptions as well as publicly available tutorials and webinars for all users. The Technical Support team is known for their great customer service and quick response.

Quantifiable value

Standard or customized usage reports can be generated in seconds to track the value that RefWorks is delivering to your organization.

Built-in style guides

RefWorks is the Built-in style guides only bibliographic management system to incorporate an online style guide within the program. No more hunting through style instructions to find the correct format.

More than words

Users can upload any type of file--graphic, video, sound, and more--to existing references stored in RefWorks databases, and easily retrieve and share them.

Robust functionality

Many advanced features--all standard--provide exceptional utility, efficiency and convenience.


Enables users to insert citations while writing on- or off-line. This newly tool fully integrates with the MS Word platform while still leveraging the strengths of being a web-based Cloud service.

Attachment Feature

Lets users attach files in a variety of formats to their references. Users to upload and attach non-bibliographic information to their references in their personal database, much like attaching files to an email message.

Collaborative Features

Enables users to share references with others--whether or not they subscribe to RefWorks. The collaborative features are an invaluable tool for the global dissemination and publication of databases and bibliographies.


Captures full bibliographic information from a webpage with just a click – without the cumbersome task of copying and pasting. It not only captures the bibliographic data on a web site, it also searches the web for additional information relating to the web page, such as ISBN numbers, DOIs, PubMed IDs and COinS.

RefWorks Community

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

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RefWorks Videos

Find valuable training videos covering a broad range of topics from RefWorks fundamentals to utilizing advanced features. 

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Support & Training

Complimentary training is available for library staff, faculty and researchers at all levels. In addition, our team of expert trainers will work with you to create a customized education plan unique to the needs of your library.

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