Tips and tricks for using RefWorks to manage citations, create bibliographies, and share citations.

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RefWorks Help

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What is RefWorks?

RefWorks is an online citation manager that helps you keep track of citations to books, articles and other documents. It is free to all JHU users, web-based, and requires no special download.

Using RefWorks, you can also create properly formatted bibliographies, and import citations from databases and the JHU Libraries Catalog.

RefWorks Access

There are many ways to access your RefWorks account:

  • The RefWorks links and logo (at left) in this guide.
  • - look for the RefWorks link under the Library tab.
  • The JHU Libraries Catalog. Use the 'Export to RefWorks' link you see when viewing a single record or a list of selected records. It will take you to a login screen.
  • From many databases, once you've searched and marked desired records, you'll find an "export" option.

Learn RefWorks Online

question mark imageTry one of the below tutorials or guides, or look for Help under Tools in RefWorks.

If you have a specific question, you can contact your librarian.