You should then be sent an activation email. Click on the link in this email to finish setting up your account. Return to the top of the page Organising your RefWorks account Create a folder to store your references in by clicking on My folders, then Add a folder on the left hand side of the screen.
Using Refworks Using RefWorks The following module will describe the benefits of using RefWorks throughout the research and writing cycle to help with citation management and writing. Learning Objectives After completing this segment, learners will be able to: Identify the primary uses for RefWorks.
Identify RefWorks resources available through the Library. Identify multiple ways to add citation information to RefWorks. Understand the benefits of using Write-N-Cite. About RefWorks Refworks is web-based bibliographic management software that enables users to easily store, organize, and manage citation information as well as generate bibliographies in a wide variety of citation styles.
It includes a plug in called Write-n-Cite that can be used with Microsoft Word to easily insert citations and automatically generate a bibliography for content cited in a paper. This can save the researcher considerable time that is typically lost locating citation information and manually entering and correctly formatting citations.
RefWorks functions as a personal database of citation information that is accessible anywhere that Internet access is available. Researchers can quickly add bibliographic information during the research process in several different ways. Citation information can be directly exported to RefWorks from many of the library databases and even from Google Scholar.
Citations stored in different bibliographic software programs, such as EndNote and Zotero can be imported. Citations can also be manually entered. Once citations are in RefWorks, they can be organized, edited, and searched. Duplicate checking is available. Once your account has been created, you can access RefWorks either through the library or directly at https: If you previously had a RefWorks account through another institution, you can move the citations from that account to the new account you set up through GCU.
Please contact the library for assistance with this. Using Write-n-Cite When you are ready to write your research findings, Write-n-Cite is a great tool for formatting your in-text citations and bibliography. Select the correct version to download and install based on your operating system and version of Word.
Be sure to copy the Download Code on the download page. After installation, open Word. You will see a RefWorks tab in the Office ribbon. Go to this tab and click on Log in. Contact the library for assistance if you need the Group Code.
Log in using the credentials you created for RefWorks. After this initial login, Write-N-Cite will remain connected to your RefWorks account unless you log out.
Syncing your RefWorks database to Write-N-Cite makes all of the citation information in your RefWorks account available for you in Word without an active Internet connection.
Refworks has extensive help files available on their website as well as a LibGuide. The GCU Library offers a monthly RefWorks webinar, where you will learn how to create an account, export from the Library databases, and manually create citations. Please feel free to contact the library directly for additional help.One Line/Cite View may be used with any word processing application while Write-n-Cite is a plug-in for Microsoft Word only.
Using Write-n-Cite This video tutorial shows you how to use Write-n-Cite. More information about upgrading to the new RefWorks can be found on our. RefWorks Customer Resources page. Feedback RefWorks Ideas Exchange.
Help us improve RefWorks by telling us what you’d like to see using the message areas below. Using Write-n-Cite. RefWorks Citation Manager. RefWorks and Quick Cite. RefWorks Add-on for Google Docs. Using Write-N-Cite v.2 for Windows and Mac ( min.) Using One Line/Cite View ( min.) Entering References Manually ( min.) Click Here for Tutorial Basics.
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Print version. Print version. Print. Important Note: If you have already started writing a paper using the Write-n-Cite plugin for RefWorks v.2, you should NOT try to finish it using the plugin for vThis may cause formatting errors.
There are two main ways to upgrade your citation library from Legacy RefWorks v.2 to New RefWorks v A: Write-N-Cite is a feature which allows you to access your references in RefWorks while working within Microsoft Word.
Write-N-Cite allows you to insert citation placeholders and when you are ready to add a bibliography to the end of the document, Write-n-Cite will create a bibliography and properly format your in-text citations based upon.
RefWorks is a web-based personal citation manager that allows you to create, manage and organize a personal database of citations, generate reference lists in the citations style of your choice, and insert citations in your papers.