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RefWorks: Home

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

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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that allows you to manage citations to many different types of sources ranging from books and articles to web pages and unpublished materials.

You will need to use your URI email address to use RefWorks.

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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