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RefWorks (Software Instruction)

RefWorks online software simplifies the process of research, collaboration, data organization, and writing by providing an easy-to-use tool for citation, bibliography, and reference management. Learn how to build a collection of references.

Add reference manually

References can be manually entered - the entire content typed into the form. 

 

1. Click the "Add a Reference" button on the top (horizontal) toolbar.

 

 

 

 

2. From the drop-down select "Create new reference".

 

 

 

3. Select the Ref Type, ex. "Journal Article" or "Book"

4. Enter the Title of the reference;
 

  • Click the Lightning bolt icon -- this will search known databases to try and populate the rest of the form. The lightning bolt is also available on the DOI field. 

 

 

 

  • Click Add More Fields... if you want to manually add more ex. DOI
  • Click SAVE

5. The new reference will be added to the list.
    You can see new imports under "Last imported" and
    default folder location "Not in Folder"