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New RefWorks: Getting Started with New RefWorks

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New RefWorks Webinars & Screencasts

We offer several webinars on many different topics each month. Below are links to the schedule of recordings.

RefWorks recordings

Informational webinars presented by the RefWorks Product Manager and recordings of past ones can be found at: ProQuest RefWorks Customer Resources

Our New RefWorks screencasts are available 24/7 on our YouTube Channel.  Click here to begin watching.

Need Help?

The new RefWorks Support Pages are available at any time.

More information about upgrading to the new RefWorks can be found at: ProQuest RefWorks Customer Resources

Creating an Account

An institutional account is available to anyone at a subscribing institution and includes unlimited document storage, unlimited sharing inside and outside the institution, easy institution-wide sharing, phone and email tech support, training and more.

To create a RefWorks account:

  1. Go to http://refworks.proquest.com and click the “Create account” link.
  2. Fill in your information making sure to use your institutional email address (you can’t sign up with @yahoo.com, @gmail.com, etc.). Using your institutional email address will help us know whether you are entitled to an institutional account (with all the benefits mentioned above!).

Once you activate your account (you'll receive an email with a link to complete the registration process), you’ll get access immediately and can get started managing your documents.

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