RefWorks (Legacy version)

This guide will present RefWorks to help with managing your sources as you research.

Access RefWorks from Your Phone

RefMobile ( gives you access to your references in RefWorks from your smart phone, mobile phone or PDA.  RefMobile provides specific functionality including:  

  • Searching within your RefWorks account

  • Viewing ALL references and file attachments (if the attachment type is supported by your mobile device)

  • Viewing references by folder

  • Adding or removing references to/from a folder

  • Creating new folders

  • Entering new references via SmartAdd -- which locates references on the Web when you enter an ISBN, DOI, PubMed ID (PMID), first author and pub year, or partial title  

  • Adding comments or text to the Notes field of your references

Note:  To access RefMobile, even when on campus, you will need the UofA Group Code, in addition to your personal RefWorks login and password.

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