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RefWorks - Reference Management: Getting Started with RefWorks

Welcome to the RefWorks guide. This page will help you get started with RefWorks by setting up an account.

Need help?

Have questions regarding RefWorks?

Answers to questions about referencing can be found here.  If you need further help please book an appointment with an appropriated adviser here.

Support hours are:

Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

You can also contact learning services by email learningservices@uos.ac.uk

Creating a RefWorks account

An institutional account is available to anyone at a subscribing institution and includes 10GB of document storage, unlimited sharing inside and outside the institution, easy institution-wide sharing, phone and email tech support, training and more.

To create a RefWorks account:

  1. Go to http://refworks.proquest.com and click the “create an account” link.
  2. Fill in your information making sure to use your institutional email address (you can’t sign up with @yahoo.com, @gmail.com, etc.).  Using your institutional email address will help us know whether you are entitled to an institutional account (with all the benefits mentioned above!).

Once you activate your account (you will receive an email with a link to complete the registration process), you will get access immediately and can get started managing your documents.