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

RefWorks Help



  • Scroll down to REFWORKS on the right, and click it (if it says "available").
    Chat can be used

Proquest's guide to RefWorks

What is RefWorks?

NOTE about Write 'n' Cite (WnC):
--Starting in April, users will no longer be able to access the WnC installer download page on RefWorks
By the end of 2024, all users should have upgraded to the RefWorks Citation Manger (RCM) add-in

WHY?  "WnC is becoming outdated, and RCM offers a seamless experience in both Word desktop and Word Online

RefWorks is an online citation manager that helps you keep track of citations to books, articles, and other documents.
It can also create properly formatted bibliographies, and insert citations into your documents.
  • Refworks is free to all JHU users
  • It is web-based, so doesn't need to be downloaded
  • It is also available on all public computers in Eisenhower Library
  • Information for JHU alumni
  • NOTE:  If you have started a paper in the Legacy (old) Refworks, you MUST FINISH it in Legacy. You cannot switch to the new Refworks in the middle.
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