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We are discontinuing RefWorks

After careful consideration, The UAlberta Library has decided to discontinue the campus-wide institutional subscription to the RefWorks reference management service.

Our RefWorks subscription expires on October 1, 2021. You will need to back up your account data or transition to other reference management software before October 1st.

We have created the RefWorks Transition Guide to walk you through how to move your references out of RefWorks and into other reference management software.

Getting Information into Legacy RefWorks using Direct Export

You can add references to your Refworks account by exporting them from the database you are using. Most databases will have an "Export to Refworks" option. The video below explains the basics of exporting references from databases into your Refworks account.

You can find instructions on how to import references from some of our most commonly used database platforms under the Importing/Exporting Help section beneath the left menu

Adding References Manually

Sometimes you may not be able to import references directly into RefWorks. In situations like this, you can manually enter the data into RefWorks. This video explains how: 

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Direct Imports from University of Alberta Library Online Catalogue

Reference information from one of University of Alberta Library' online catalogue entries can be exporting to ProQuest RefWorks by clicking on the Export to RefWorks link on the item's catalogue entry.