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RefWorks is a web-based citation management program paid for by the UW Libraries. Use RefWorks to organize your research, create bibliographies, insert citations as you write, and import and search PDFs.

What is RefWorks?

RefWorks is a powerful online research management, writing, and collaboration tool designed to help researchers at all levels easily gather, organize, store, and share all types of information and instantly generate citations and bibliographies. With RefWorks you can:

  • Create your own database of references
  • Export references from article databases and from the Web
  • Collaborate with others
  • Generate citations and bibliographies
  • Use a Word plug-in to format your citations and bibliography as you write

RefWorks is available to all UW users through the University Libraries' online subscription.

TO GET STARTED, click here for directions. 


Note: The RefWorks website is still working on updating to the most recent information, so our website will be undergoing changes. If you have any immediate questions, just Ask Us!

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RefWorks Webinars

RefWorks offers several webinars on many different topics each month. Below are links to the schedule of upcoming sessions and recordings of recent ones.

Upcoming sessions and recordings:

RefWorks Webinars

RefWorks also offers a series of brief video tutorials on the RefWorks YouTube channel