RefWorks is a bibliographic management, writing and collaboration tool. It is designed to help gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies in an online, Internet-based environment.
RefWorks is free to faculty, students, and staff of University of Massachusetts Worcester
UMMS/UMMHC students, faculty, and staff are eligible to open a RefWorks account only.
The library is offering access to a new and improved interface to RefWorks. RefWorks is a bibliographic management program that is free to our patrons. It allows you to import citations and then insert them into papers, manuscripts and other scholarly project.
1. You can register for a new account by going to: http://refworks.proquest.com Select the "create account" option and enter your institutional email. To use this link, you need to be on campus or using VPN and use your institutional email to sign up.
2. If you need to create an account off campus, you can email Tori Rossetti for instructions.
You can transfer your RefWorks library from your legacy account http://www.refworks.com Legacy accounts will be available only for an indefinite time so it is recommended that you import your references into your new account.
Sign into your new account, click on the + sign, and from the drop down box, choose import references.
This 45-minute class will introduce building a bibliography using the RefWorks bibliographic citation management program.