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Refworks: Home


Remember, RefWorks is only a tool; all citations should be evaluated for accuracy before you turn in your paper or publication.

Sign-in to your RefWorks account first and then go search for articles.

Use the web version of RefWorks for the best results. The download of Write-N-Cite only works with a downloaded Word, not Office 365.

RefWorks Sign-In

Step 1: Create/Access your own account

1.Go to link above  to create your own account

2. Click on Sign Up For A New Account.

3.  Fill out the form completely.

Make sure to always go to the above link or to RefWorks from our Database page to get access. If you log on from another site you will not be using the TAMUCT account.


What Is RefWorks?

RefWorks is a web-based tool that allows you to collect, organize, and share citations.

Getting Started

Adding Citations From Databases

EBSCO: Academic Search Complete, Business Source Complete, PsycARTICLES, PsycINFO, SocINDEX

1. Select items by clicking on + sign in the folder icon next to each citation.

2. Select Folder (top right corner).

3. Click Select All then Export (far right).

4. Select Direct Export to RefWorks and click Save.

Only 50 records can be exported at a time.


You can also add articles individually if you choose. Click on the title of the article and you will see the icons of the right side of the page under Tools. Each article will have an export icon and then a Direct Export to RefWorks option. Click the RefWorks option each time to send an article.


Bibliography From A List Of References

There are several ways to create a simple Reference List:

You can select a group of references and easily create a formatted reference list in HTML, which you can copy and paste into any document. Before you begin, make sure the output style you need is listed in your Favorites list.

Select the references you want to use and right-click on the selection option (Selected, Page or All in List) and choose Create Bibliography. To select a folder of references, click the folder name on the Quick Access bar.


You can also create a reference list from the menu options.

  1. From the menu, select Bibliography, then select Create Bibliography.
  2. Under Select an Output Style, select the style you wish to use.
  3. Under Reference to Include, choose Selected, Page or All in List.(Tip: make sure you are already viewing the references you wish to use, either from search results, a folder view or All references view).
  4. Under Select a File Type, select the file format you wish to create (Text, HTML, RTF (Rich Text), Word for< Windows (2000 or later), or Word for Mac (98 or later) or Open Office (.odt).
  5. Click Create Bibliography.
  6. Follow your browser's instructions for viewing the file and be sure to save it on your computer before closing.


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