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Learn how to use RefWorks, RefShare, RefGrabIT, and Write-N-Cite

RefWorks Login

To sign up for a new account

  1. Log in at  RefWorks Login (or on Library Website, click on RefWorks (left column).
  2. Click on "Sign up for a New Account" and fill out registration form.
  3. After you have registered, log into RefWorks using your newly created username and password.
  4. From off campus, you may be asked to enter the Group Code for Evans Library, RWFloridaIT (case-sensitive)

      Please Note: For your security, do not use your TRACKS username and password for your RefWorks account.


Introduction to RefWorks

RefWorks is a web-based citation management tool that is free to all Florida Tech faculty, students, and staff. You can use RefWorks to:

1. import/export references/citations from various databases, library catalog, websites, etc.

2. collect and organize references/citations in folders

3. easily create and format in-text citations and bibliographies

4. format your paper to various citation styles (APA, MLA, etc.) using Microsoft Word.

Once in RefWorks, use the tabs to navigate content.  See Tutorial or Quick Start Guide.

    FAQ and LibGuide from RefWorks

    What is a Citation?

    A citation:

    • describes/quotes a book, journal article, website, or other published item in support of a fact
    • gives credit to the originator of an idea, thus preventing plagiarism
    • enables the reader to retrieve the item you refer to
    • includes the author, title, source (publisher and place of publication or URL), and date

    Sharing your RefWorks File/Folder/References

    Click on the RefShare tab (above) to learn how to share your RefWorks references, folders, or files, with other Florida Tech students and faculty.

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