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RefWorks

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

New RefWorks - Getting Started

 

 

 

Logging In:  Click  REFWORKS, or access RefWorks  from the Library Website, under the Research Support tab.

 New to RefWorks?

1. Enter your Florida Tech email address. Select Create Account.  Fill out the account form.

Note:  When creating a password for your RefWorks account do not use the same password as your TRACKS account.

2. Once you have completed the registration form, you can login to RefWorks using your username and newly created password.

Long-time user?

If you are using the legacy version of RefWorks you will need to migrate to the new RefWorks by December 31, 2018.

You can migrate your account and data from the legacy version to the new product

1. Sign in to the legacy version

2. Select the link at the top of the screen, "Move to the new version of RefWorks..."

Once the migration is complete, you’ll want to choose the ProQuest RefWorks option the next time you sign in as well as when exporting citations from library databases. You will have the option to import references from a legacy RefWorks account, both during the new account set-up as well as anytime from within the new account. Importing references into the new platform will not affect your current (legacy) RefWorks account.

Documentation and tutorials:

New RefWorks Guide

RefWorks Tutorials (You Tube)

(Legacy) RefWorks Guide from ProQuest

Exporting to RefWorks from a Database?

When you are exporting a citation from a database, you will see two options (like below).  If you are new to RefWorks, use the blue ProQuest RefWorks button.  If you have the legacy version use orange RefWorks button. Note, however, this option will not be available after December 2018. 

 

Documentation and tutorials:

New RefWorks Guide

(Legacy) RefWorks Guide from ProQuest