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Cite Your Sources

RefWorks is an online bibliographic management tool that allows you to import citations directly from library databases, create bibliographies, and format your bibliography and in-text citations while you write in Microsoft Word.

Getting Started with RefWorks

To create a RefWorks account:

  1. Go to and click on the “Create account” link.

  2. Fill in your information using your institutional email address (you can’t sign up with,, etc.).  

Once you activate your account (you'll receive an email with a link to complete the registration process), you’ll get access immediately and can get started managing your documents.

Additional support for RefWorks:

Exporting to RefWorks from Library Databases

Example: direct export of citation from EBSCO database.

Example of direct export to RefWorks