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Refworks: NEW Platform: Getting Started

This short guide explains how to get started using the brand new RefWorks platform- whether you're new to RefWorks or seeking to migrate your references from the legacy platform.

Databases that support direct exporting to RefWorks

RefWorks has import filters for over 800 databases and new filters are added on a constant basis.

  • Annual Reviews
  • CSA (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts)
  • Ebrary
  • EBSCOhost
  • ERIC - Education Resources Information Center
  • Google Scholar
  • Iter
  • JSTOR
  • LexisNexis Academic
  • Newsbank
  • OCLC
  • Proquest
  • PubMed
  • Sage Premier
  • Science Direct

For a complete listing, visit http://bit.ly/D5ikD

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ALUMNI! Did You Know....

RefWorks allows you to continue using your RefWorks account even AFTER you graduate?!

“All alumni of subscribing academic institutions will have life-long access to RefWorks. Access will continue to be available to an institution’s alumni as long as that institution subscribes.”--RefWorks website (www.refworks.com)

Your Librarian

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Information Desk at Warner Library
Contact:
Information Desk @ Warner Memorial Library
Eastern University
1300 Eagle Road
St. Davids, PA 19087
(610) 341-1777
Website / Blog Page

Import citations from research databases

  • Organize your citations in folders
  • Search within them
  • Create citations from scratch
  • Compile bibliography/works cited
  • Share your citations with other RefWorks users

BRAND NEW REFWORKS USERS

THESE INSTRUCTIONS ARE FOR BRAND NEW REFWORKS USERS

**If you already have an account, skip to the box below to learn how to migrate your reference from the legacy platform to the new platform.**

To create a RefWorks account:

  1. Go to http://refworks.proquest.com and click the “sign up” link.
  2. Fill in your information making sure to use your EASTERN email address (you can’t sign up with @yahoo.com, @gmail.com, etc.).  Using your Eastern email address will identify you in the system as being eligible for a free account.
  3. An email with a link is sent to you in order to complete the registration process. PLEASE CHECK YOUR SPAM/JUNK FOLDER FOR THIS
  4. Once you activate your account, you’ll get access immediately and can get started managing your documents.

EXISTING REFWORKS USERS

THESE INSTRUCTIONS ARE FOR CURRENT REFWORKS USERS