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This is a brief guide to getting started with RefWorks at URI.

Important Notice

If you have issues installing RefWorks plugins and you are using Office 365 through URI's subscription, please contact the IT Service Desk directly for assistance. 

Getting Started

RefWorks is a citation management tool that allows you to manage citations to many different types of sources ranging from books and articles to web pages and unpublished materials.

To set up an account:

  1. Navigate to the "Create account" link below "Use login from my institution."
  2. Use your URI email address to register.

RefWorks Help & Tutorials

RefWorks has additional help screens and tutorials available. Other citation tools available include RefGrab-It, a bookmarklet that gleans citation information from web pages (where available), and Write-N-Cite, a program for Windows and Mac that works with Microsoft Word to insert citations and references into papers. 

For details about how to connect RefWorks to Microsoft Word, see the RefWorks User Guide.

RefWorks also offers a number of tutorials on YouTube that can help you learn how to manage your citation library.

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