Answered By: Reference and Research Desk
Last Updated: Jan 26, 2016     Views: 18

RefWorks is a web-based citation management tool that allows you to collect, edit, and organize your bibliographic citations as you research and lets you create and format bibliographies.

How to Access RefWorks:

Login to your personal RefWorks account

  • First-time users will need to sign up for an individual account.
  • Go to the RefWorks Login page and enter your personal login-name and password.
  • If accessing RefWorks from off-campus, you will need to enter the Saint Mary's Group Code: RWStMaryU.

Contact the Research Help desk for assistance: 902-420-5544.

Use RefWorks to:

  • Import bibliographic references from the Library's Novanet catalogue.
  • Import references from the Library's journal databases.
  • Manually enter references.
  • Create folders in which to collect, store, and organize your references.
  • Generate bibliographies or reference lists using recognized citation styles such as APA, MLA, etc.
  • Share your references or bibliographies with colleagues or other researchers.
  • Insert and format citations within an essay using Write-N-Cite, a free downloadable plug-in for MS-Word.

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