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This guide explains how to use RefWorks 2.0 to store and organize your own collection of references and to automatically generate in-text citations and reference lists in various citation styles, including APA and MLA.

Quick link to RefWorks

RefWorks log in / sign up page

Note: You should always access RefWorks from a link on the UMUC Library's Web site or by going directly to http://ezproxy.umuc.edu/login?url=http://www.refworks.com/refworks

You will not be prompted to enter a Group Code if you have properly accessed RefWorks.

RefWorks printable guide

A printable guide that explains how to use RefWorks 2.0 is available at RefWorks 2.0 Quick Start Guide

About RefWorks

Click on the tabs toward the top of the page to learn how to use the various features of RefWorks.

RefWorks is a Web-based bibliographic management tool that lets you:

  • create and organize your own online database of references
  • automatically generate in-text citations and reference lists/bibliographies in various citation styles, including APA and MLA

RefWorks gives you one place to save all of your citations, regardless of where you found them. And you can create as many folders and subfolders as you want, which can help you to organize your research.

Because RefWorks is Web-based, you can access your RefWorks account from any computer with an Internet connection.

Instructional RefWorks videos on YouTube

Check out the RefWorks YouTube channel for numerous videos that explain how to use various features of RefWorks.

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