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Citing Sources: RefWorks

Citation styles and tools for citing sources/managing citations

Contact Info

For RefWorks technical support, contact ExLibris/ProQuest.

Phone: 1-800-521-0600  (ProQuest)

  • Currently, you will proceed through a phone tree.
  • #3 & #7 (current phone tree as of 26 Feb. 2019)


RefWorks Fast Facts

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
  • Communicate with software like Microsoft Word

Sign-up or login to RefWorks today.


If using a PC, use Write-N-Cite rather than the RefWorks Citation Manager (RCM).

However, if you are are using a MAC and have Word 2016.  The RefWorks Citation Manager (RCM) is your only option.  Note: RCM has been very slow.


RefWorks FAQs