If you are a brand new RefWorks user and want to use new RefWorks, follow these instructions below. However, if you are already using legacy RefWorks and thinking of moving, read the instructions in the box below carefully.
Happy to sign up to new RefWorks?
To set up a new RefWorks account go to sign up.
For help using new RefWorks, go to:
To link RefWorks to Word, please follow the instructions in the Integration with Word section on this page.
Additional functionality is being added to New RefWorks to replicate the tools available in legacy RefWorks. This is expected to be completed by the end of 2017.
We expect to be required move customers using legacy RefWorks to new RefWorks in summer 2018.
To integrate new RefWorks with Word you need Write N Cite. Follow the links below to find out more and for instructions on how to install on your own computer. It has also been installed (summer 2017) on university student PCs which have been upgrade to Windows 10.
Full instructions are on the Proquest New RefWorks Libguide. As of 14th September 2017 these compatibility instructions apply
If you are using a Windows 10 PC with Word 2016 do this:
For older computers running older versions of Word, see this table.
For Macs running the latest operating system 10.12 Sierra with Word 2016, then you need to get RefWorks Citation Manager:
Older Macs with older Word should follow these instructions: