There are four primary ways to build your database in RefWorks:
Converting from another bibliographic management program such as EndNote
Using the online catalog or database search option within RefWorks
We recommend that before you even start creating your database, spend some time thinking about how you want to organize your data. The two most convenient ways to find references quickly are searching and viewing folders. You might want to organize the data by creating folders for specific topics, assigning descriptors (keywords) to references as you add them to the database, or some combination of both. This video tutorial walks you through folder creation.