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Information about how to access and use RefWorks and Write-N-Cite
Last Updated: Jan 23, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Want to try Zotero?

Are you interested in using Zotero but have all your references in RefWorks?

Making the move is fairly easy. Follow the instructions here


RefWorks: tips & tricks

See also the RefWorks Quick Start Guide.

Not able to export to RefWorks?
Be sure that you have pop-ups enabled in your browser.  RefWorks requires pop-ups.

Trouble logging back in to RefWorks?
Being prompted for the Group Code?

Click on the "Forget your login information" to generate an email message that will contain Davidson's RefWorks Group Code.



RefWorks is a Web-based bibliographic management tool.  You can use RefWorks to: 

  • Create a database of citations for a research project or a series of research projects.
  • Organize your citations in a variety of ways.
  • Share your references with others.
  • Generate bibliographies automatically.
    RefWorks supports over 247 citation formats, including APA, Chicago, MLA, and Turabian.
  • Capture your notes on specific books or articles.

Citation management

Access Zotero                 Zotero Guide

[The Library's subscription to RefWorks will expire at the end of June.]

Access RefWorks       RefWorks Guide

To learn how to transfer your Refworks library to Zotero, see the 'Moving References from Refworks to Zotero' page on the Zotero Guide.]


Questions? Need help?

Ask a Librarian!


Research Services:

Online Research Direction

Self-guided access to our subject guides, online tutorials, and online resources.

Peer Research Advising

Personal instruction from a Peer Research Advisor at the information desk. 

Research Librarian Guidance

Personal instruction from a Research Librarian. 

Research Rescue

Personal instruction in a group setting from Peer Research Advisors and Research Librarians in the Fishbowl. 

Scheduled Consultations

Dedicated and in-depth personal instruction from a Research Librarian.

Note: If you are not affiliated with the college, research help may be limited. We can always help with U.S. Government information, federal government documents on deposit in our library, and materials that are unique to Davidson College.

Questions? Need help? Ask a Librarian
Davidson College Library, Box 7200, 209 Ridge Rd., Davidson, NC 28035-7200


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