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RefWorks: About RefWorks

A guide to help students, faculty, and staff successfully navigate RefWorks at FSU.


* Please note that this LibGuide mainly focuses on the new version of RefWorks provided in ProQuest. Information about the legacy version of RefWorks is provided as well, but on a smaller scale. *

Accessing RefWorks

  • Go to the main website
  • Click "Create Account" and fill out the required information
    • Use your FSU email address for registration
  • Confirm your registration after RefWorks sends a link (via email) to complete the process
  • A mini tutorial on how to navigate RefWorks and use its main features is provided upon first signing in

RefWorks Resources

RefWorks Support Page

RefWorks LibGuide

RefWorks Video Tutorials 

RefWorks Support Team:

RefWorks: References Made Easy

RefWorks is a valuable tool that allows users to add, manage, and export citations with ease. Some key features of RefWorks include:

  • The ability to directly import citations from various databases 
  • A browser installation feature that allows users to import information from web pages
  • Creating bibliographies and in-text citations in formats like APA, MLA, Chicago, and AMA
  • Importing citations from other citation management programs such as Zotero, EndNote, etc.
  • Viewing full-texts of references with RefWorks' built-in reader
  • Different options to view, sort, and organize citations
  • Using Dropbox to read documents offline or online
  • Sharing citation collections with others and your institution (FSU)
  • Compatible with Google Docs and Microsoft Word with add-ons
  • The option to customize citation styles and bibliography settings 

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