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Refworks Guide  

Includes instructions on how to sign up for Refworks and links to tutorials.
Last Updated: Apr 28, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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Sign up For Refworks

RefWorks in a Nutshell

  • RefWorks Login
  • Import references from library research databases or from text files.
  • Automatically insert references into a paper.
  • Format a bibliography in seconds using styles like MLA, APA, etc.
  • With a plug-in for MS Word called Write-N-Cite, insert references with the click of a button.
  • Save PDF documents to your personal database, linked to the citation.
  • Access your references from anywhere in the world, including on your mobile device.
    For off campus access:  Alleghey Group Code: RWAlleghenyC

Set Up an Account

  1. Initial account set up must be done from on campus.
  2. Set Up a RefWorks Account from On Campus

Off Campus Access

  1. Initial account set up must take place on campus.
  2. Use the following special Group Code assigned to Allegheny: RWAlleghenyC
  3. If you are visiting an institution that also subscribes to RefWorks, use the following URL to login:, enter the Group Code above, and login with your Allegheny personal account information.


All alumni of subscribing academic institutions will have life-long access to RefWorks. Access will continue to be available an institution’s alumni as long as that institution subscribes.

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