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ES 206: Instrumental and Spectroscopic Methods in Environmental Systems (O'Day)

Part I: Link your current RefWorks account to your UC Merced credentials


What? how to link your existing RefWorks account to your UC Merced credentials

For? those who have a RefWorks account


1. Visit the RefWorks login page.

 2. Click on “My Institution’s Credentials (Shibboleth) — rather than logging in with your existing account.

refworks login page

3. Type in Merced.

4. Select University of California Merced.

refworks type in Merced

5. At the UC Merced single sign-on page, enter your UCMnetID and password.  Click Login. [Note: You will not see this screen if you are already authenticated on your browser. You will skip #5 and see #6.]

single sign on with id

6. At the “Create Account” screen pop-up, click on the orange statement: “Link an existing RefWorks account to these institutional credentials.”

refworks orange link

7. Enter your existing RefWorks login and password.  

8. Click Link Account.

refworks existing account info

9. You will now be in your RefWorks account (linked to your UCMnetID).

This will associate any citations you have in your RefWorks account with your UC Merced credentials.  Going forward, you can rely on your UCMnetID and password for RefWorks access.  You will no longer need your initial RefWorks account login information.  

single sign on with id

See box on the right >>> for instructions for logging in with your UCMerced credentials when you want to access your RefWorks account in the future.  Two options are given.