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Citing Sources: RefWorks

What is RefWorks?

ProQuest RefWorks

An online bibliography and citation manager, RefWorks is available free to all Edgewood College students, faculty and staff.

RefWorks allows you to:

  • Import citations as you search article databases, and library catalogs.
  • Organize and manage your references.
  • Access your citations/references from any computer via the web.
  • Automatically generate a formatted bibliography in many output styles.
  • Annotate your cited articles (including uploading and annotating PDFs)
  • Insert references into MS-Word (using the RefWorks add-on).
  • Share references with others.
  • Easily access the full-text version of your cited articles.


Create an Account

Use your Edgewood email to create an account in RefWorks.  A verification link will be emailed to you, and you can complete the sign-up process.

  • Click "Create account" from the main sign-in screen.

Click 'Create account' not 'Use login from my institution'

Add-on for Microsoft Word and Google Docs

RefWorks has free add-ons available for Word and Google Docs. They allow you to add citations and automatically create bibliographies within Word or Google Docs.  More info at the links below.

Help pages from RefWorks:

How to use RefWorks