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Office of Graduate Studies & The Library Programs: RefWorks

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RefWorks is an online tool that allows users to collect, store, share and manage reference information. UT Arlington Libraries subscribes to RefWorks for the UTA community.


  • create your own database of references
  • great way to organize your references in folders or subfolders by:
    • topic
    • course
    • group projects
  • import references from article databases and from the Web
  • provides links back to the databases or a pdf file.
  • generate in-text citations and bibliographies  (Work cited or References)
  • RefWorks helps you cite your sources, however, you should always double check and make sure the citation information is correct.  (capitalization, spelling, spacing)

Special Tools

Write-n-Cite is a MS Word plugin that allows you to create in-text citations, footnotes and bibliographies in a variety of citation styles for your papers.  

Save to Refworks - optional feature for capturing bibliographic information from web pages.  Must have RefWorks open for this tool to work effectively.

A Group Code is needed to download the special tools from off campus.  Get Group Code

Introduction to RefWorks *

Date: September 13, 2018

Where: Central Library, room 315A

Time:  2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Instructor: Martin Wallace

*  Please bring your personal laptop

Workshop Handouts

RefWorks and Write-n-Cite (pdf)
   This is a PowerPoint example of how these two work together.