About RefWorks

What is RefWorks?
Create Your Personal RefWorks Account
Off-campus Access to RefWorks
How to Import References from Library E-Resources
Use Write-N-Cite to Format Papers within Microsoft Word
RefWorks Help Tools

What is RefWorks?

RefWorks is a web-based bibliographic management tool that helps you to
create your own personal database of references
import references from library catalogues or online databases
organize and manage your references using folders for different topics or projects
generate in-text citation and bibliographies in a variety of citation styles
access your references from any computer connected to Internet

Create Your Personal RefWorks Account

First-time users are required to sign up for a personal RefWorks account to use the service. Please signup with your EdUHK e-mail address, you will then receive a confirmation email to activate your RefWorks accounts.

Off-campus Access to RefWorks
Since you have already registered an account, you can also access to ProQuest RefWorks outside campus.
How to Import References from Library E-resources

References can be imported into your personal RefWorks account from many Library E-Resources. You can direct export references from selected databases into RefWorks or import references through text files exported from databases. Check the import methods here.

Use Write-N-Cite to Format Paper within Microsoft Word

Write-N-Cite is an utility programme that facilitates formatting papers within Microsoft Word including in-text citations and creating a bibliography at the end of the document in your preferred citation style. To use Write-N-cite, you should login to RefWorks and follow the instructions for downloading and installation of Write-N-cite which is located under the “Tools” pull-down menu in RefWorks.

Tips for Installing Write-N-Cite:
 Read the install information from the webpage of RefWorks first.
 Select appropriate download option for either 32bit or 64bit Office.
 Confirm that you have all recent Windows and Office updates from Microsoft’s Update tool (e.g. Microsoft .NET Framework).
 Write-N-Cite for Windows is compatible with Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7. It works as a plugin for Microsoft Word 2007 and 2010.

RefWorks Help Tools

RefWorks Online Tutorials [https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzmTj_AGeY59VoNv-0SvcCg]
Interactive tutorials that guides you step-by-step on how to use RefWorks.

RefWorks User Guides

Write-N-Cite Help https://proquest.libguides.com/newrefworks/format
Instructions on how to download, install and use Write-N-Cite to format your papers within Microsoft

For further enquiries on RefWorks, please contact the Library at 2948 6653 or libinfo@eduhk.hk.