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RefWorks: RefWorks: Getting Started

RefWorks is a web-based citation management system that allows you to save, store, and manage bibliographic citations, and also to generate bibliographies in over 300 different citation styles.

IMPORTANT NOTE: RefWorks Subscription Ending 2/28/21

Syracuse University Libraries' subscription to RefWorks will end on February 28, 2021. You may continue to use RefWorks until that date. The Libraries will continue to support other citation management tools, including Zotero, Mendeley, and EndNote. More information will be provided shortly.

Login or Create a RefWorks Login

Login to RefWorks
Create a new RefWorks login

(Sign up using your e-mail address and a password of your choice. Do not use your NetID password.)

Need Assistance with RefWorks?

Documentation can also be found within the RefWorks User Guide.

Video tutorials can also be found on the RefWorks YouTube channel.

Video Tutorials: Getting Started with RefWorks

Video: Introduction to RefWorks (4:39 minutes) - Learn how to find and save references while doing your research, how to organize references once they're in RefWorks, and how to cite those references in your writing.

Video: Accessing RefWorks (3:00 minutes) - Learn how to access RefWorks, including creating a new account.

Video: RefWorks Basic Functionaliy (4:39 minutes) - Learn the basic functionality of the RefWorks website, and the features you will use most frequently in RefWorks as you conduct your research.