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RefWorks: Citation Management for SWOSU: Getting Started

Learn how to use RefWorks to manage your citations

Introduction to RefWorks

RefWorks is a web-based, citation management system designed to help researchers easily gather, organize, store and share all types of information and to instantly generate bibliographies in various citation styles.

Want to save time when composing a research paper, journal article or other scholarly work? This guide will help anyone become familiar with RefWorks and the benefits it can offer.

Create an Account

Any University employee or student can create a RefWorks account. 

To register for a new account, proceed to the sign in page and locate the "create account" link. RefWorks will need your institutional email address in order to proceed with registration.

Where do I find RefWorks on the Library Website?



Need Assistance with RefWorks?

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Instruction on the Use of RefWorks

Instructors, do you want students to use RefWorks?

Let's schedule a time when a librarian can speak with your class.

Please send your library instruction request at least one week prior to the date you're requesting.