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Getting Started

 What is RefWorks?
RefWorks is a citation manager. It can help you organize your research by storing citations for the articles you find. You can then use those citations to automatically generate a bibliography, formatted to whatever citation style you choose. You can even sync your RefWorks account with Microsoft Word to drop in-text citations into your document.
RefWorks looks complicated, but it's actually easy to use and very helpful. This guide will help you get started.

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Arrange a 1-on-1 appointment or small group session.  We can cover anything from the basics to advanced functionality, depending on your need.

Contact the Librarians at refdesk@mnstate.edu

How do I access RefWorks

Why Use RefWorks

 

Four reasons to use RefWorks include the ability to:

  1. Gather, store, manage, and share references or citations.
  2. Generate bibliographies in numerous citation formats such as APA, MLA, Chicago, etc.
  3. Store references online and have accessibility to them wherever internet access is available
  4. Creates more accurate citations. (Refworks can be used to replace other citation machine sites such as Citation Machine, BibMe, and EasyBib).