The University of Arkansas Libraries' subscription to RefWorks will end on December 18, 2020. After that, campus RefWorks users will no longer be able to access their accounts or files. We made this difficult decision based on budget uncertainties, cost, and the availability of free or low-cost options.
If you are just starting a citation manager, we advise that you do not select RefWorks at this time. Information on other citation managers supported by the libraries can be found on our guide to RefWorks Transition Information.
Some of you may be seeing the following choice when you go to export references into your RefWorks account
A beta version of the new RefWorks is now available! The product is still evolving and new features are being added, so we are sticking with the legacy version for a bit longer. If you decide to try it out, here are a few VERY IMPORTANT THINGS to remember:
If, after reading the above VERY IMPORTANT THINGS, you decide that you would like to switchover to the new RefWorks, you can find import instructions below for moving your references and folders from the legacy RefWorks to the new RefWorks. Remember, this step cannot be reversed.
This guide provides the resources to help build your own citation database using RefWorks.
Provides over 40 helpful videos on using RefWorks. Includes the basics as well as more advanced features.
A pdf useful for getting started with RefWorks.
Provides many useful videos on using the New RefWorks.
Provides instructions on using the New RefWorks.
RefWorks also holds training webinars which are available to all users. Feel free to sign up for one on your own here.
To create a new RefWorks account:
Once you activate your account (you'll receive an email with a link to complete the registration process), you’ll get access immediately and can get started managing your documents.
You can bring your RefWorks data into the New RefWorks from within your New RefWorks account via Import references. In your New RefWorks account, go to Add+, then Import Reference. Once you click RefWorks on this screen, you will be asked to login to your legacy account.
NOTE: Your references will be automatically imported and folders will remain intact in New RefWorks. Your legacy RefWorks account remains intact.