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Writing 100 (Zanzucchi): RefWorks

Access Library Resources from Off Campus

The VPN allows you to connect to the library's online articles and ebooks from off campus.


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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 or with RefWorks Tutorials.

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)


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