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Citing Sources: RefWorks

Citation styles and tools for citing sources/managing citations

Import by Database: Instructions

These links provide instructions on how to import citation information from specific databases (ie, Web of Science, Academic Search Complete, etc)

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RefWorks Fast Facts

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RefWorks is subscription tool that the library pays for. All UC Merced students, faculty and staff can create an account. RefWorks helps you:

  • Export citations from library databases and websites
  • Generate in-text citations
  • Create bibliographies
  • Share references with others (RefShare)
  • Communicate with software like Microsoft Word

Learn to use RefWorks by attending a workshop, using a Library Tutorial (see below) or with RefWorks Tutorials from RefWorks.

RefWorks Tutorials

 
  

Creating a RefWorks Account [ html ] [ pdf ]
This tutorial will help you create an account in RefWorks, a citation manager free to UC Merced students, faculty, and staff.

 

Importing References from Academic Search Complete to RefWorks  [ html ] [ pdf ]
This tutorial will show you how to import references from Academic Search Complete directly into RefWorks.

 

Importing References From Melvyl Into RefWorks  [ html ] [ pdf ]
This tutorial will show you how to import references from Melvyl directly into RefWorks.

 

Importing References from JSTOR Into RefWorks  [ pdf ]
This tutorial will show you how to import references from JSTOR directly into RefWorks

 

Importing References from Google Scholar Into RefWorks  [ html ] [ pdf ]
This tutorial will show you how to import references from Google Scholar directly into RefWorks.

 

Importing References from PubMed Into RefWorks  [ html ] [ pdf ]
This tutorial will show you how to import references from PubMed into RefWorks.

 

Organizing References in RefWorks  [ html ] [ pdf ]
This tutorial will show you how to organize, sort, and file your references in RefWorks.

 

Creating a Bibliography in RefWorks  [ html ] [ pdf ]
This tutorial will show you how to create a bibliography using RefWorks.

 

Installing the RefWorks Write-N-Cite Tool [ html ] [ pdf ]
This tutorial will show you how to install Write-N-Cite, a RefWorks tool that allows you to add references from your RefWorks account to your paper as you type it.

 

Using the RefWorks Write-N-Cite Tool [ html ] [ pdf ]
This tutorial will show you how to use Write-N-Cite, a RefWorks tool that allows you to add references from your RefWorks account to your paper as you type it.

 

Using RefGrab-It [ html ] [ pdf ]
This tutorial will show you how to use RefGrab-It, a RefWorks tool that allows you to import citation information from websites. Note: You will not be able to access all of RefWorks' functionality during this tutorial, and you will need to open links in new browser windows. Outside of the tutorial, all aspects of RefGrab-It should work properly. There is also a short (~2 minutes) tutorial about using RefGrab-It.

 

Selecting a Citation Output Style [ html ] [ pdf ]
This tutorial will show you how to select a citation style (ie, APA, MLA, Chicago, etc) to use in bibliographies created by RefWorks.

 

Entering References Manually  [ html ]
This tutorial will show you how to manually enter references into RefWorks.

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RefShare

UC Merced RefWorks users also have access to RefShare, a module of RefWorks that allows you to easily share a folder of references -- or your entire RefWorks database.

See the tutorial below for more information:

RefWorks FAQs