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RefWorks (Classic): Home

NEW ACCOUNTS ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED IN CLASSIC REFWORKS

Updates to the classic RefWorks are no longer prioritized.  As a result, no new Classic RefWorks accounts are permitted.

RefWorks

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RefWorks is a web-based citation and bibliography tool that is available to uWaterloo students, faculty, staff and alumni.

This guide will walk you through all of the basic functionalities RefWorks offers, as well as some new features and troubleshooting tips.

With RefWorks, you can:

  • Organize and create a personal online database of references
  • Format references for bibliographies and papers in a wide variety (over 3,000) styles  (APA, MLA, Chicago, etc.)
  • Import references to your RefWorks account from a variety of databases using the Direct Export feature offered by many databases, or using Import Filters included in your RefWorks account
  • Incorporate RSS feeds and import data from those feeds directly into RefWorks

Log-In to RefWorks now!

***YOU WILL NEED TO CREATE YOUR PERSONALIZED ACCOUNT BEFORE SIGNING IN***

If you cannot access it, contact refworkslibhelp@uwaterloo.ca

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519-888-4567 x45061 OR x42279

Upcoming RefWorks Seminars

Click here to enroll in upcoming RefWorks seminars, where you will get hands-on instruction for using RefWorks.

Acknowledgments

The administrators of this RefWorks Guide would like to thank the following for their contributions:

  • Scholars Portal for developing original content and making it available to uWaterloo
  • Jessica Ma for creating screen captures for import filters relevant to uWaterloo Refworks users
  • Ben Robinson for editing and adding content
  • Patrick Miller for updating and adding content
  • Vicki Friesen & Cynthia Mancia for editing, updating and adding content