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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'

Exporting from a Database

Always choose the newest version of RefWorks - NOT the legacy version.

Screenshot: Export to RefWorks

Microsoft Word and Google Docs Add-On

How to use RefWorks