What is RefWorks?
RefWorks is a web-based citation management tool that is available to students, faculty, and staff at participating universities, colleges, and health institutes. RefWorks can help you:
- Collect references while you research in popular databases like PubMed and JSTOR
- Store and organize your references in a personal account online, accessible anywhere
- Cite your papers in Microsoft Word and create bibliographies in thousands of output styles
- Share your references and collaborate with your colleagues
... and much more! We've created this guide to introduce Canadian users to the basic functions and features of RefWorks. Please use the tabs at the top of this page to navigate through the guide.
Try searching our
Frequently Asked Questions:
RefWorks Canada Updates
February 6, 2014
There is a known issue with using Write-N-Cite III while on campus at one university, but trying to log into a RefWorks account through another university. Details including an easy workaround can be found on LibAnswers.
February 3, 2014
ProQuest's planned maintenance on February 15, 2014 will not affect Canadian users of RefWorks.
October 16, 2013
Write-N-Cite 4.2.1134 for Mac is now live on the Canadian RefWorks server. This version includes a few minor improvements for performance issues and converting from WNC III documents. Read more here.
September 6, 2013
Write-N-Cite 4.2.1144 for Windows is now live on the Canadian RefWorks server. This version is compatible with locally-installed versions of Word 2013, and includes various bug fixes. Read more here.
February 15, 2013
The Canadian Guide to Unform Legal Citation, commonly called McGill Style, is now available for RefWorks.