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RefWorks 2 (Legacy)

Creating an Account

  1. On the library homepage, click on the RefWorks2 link under the Quick Links* sidebar on the left.
  2. On the RefWorks login page, click on the "Sign Up for a New Account" link underneath the login box.
  3. Fill out the form and click the Create Account button.

NOTE: If the system asks you for a group code, NYMC's group code is: RWNYMC.

Folders

  1. In your RefWorks account, click on the +New Folder button.
  2. Give your new folder a unique, descriptive name.
  3. Click the Create button.
  4. You can now import references or move existing references into your folder.
  1. In your RefWorks account, click on the Organize & Share Folders tab.
  2. The system will list all of your current folders.  Click on the folder icon with an arrow next to the folder you want to share. 
  3. Click on the Share button.
  4. The system will then present you with a URL that you can use to share the folder and additional Shared Folder Options. 
  5. Once you finish with the Shared Folder Options, click the Save button.
  6. Click the X button in the corner of the window to exit.
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Creating a Bibliography

  1. In your RefWorks account, click on the folder you want to create a bibliography for from the Folders menu in the right sidebar.
  2. If you only want to include a subsection of references from the folder, check off the references you want to use.  Otherwise, you can leave all of the references unchecked.
  3. Click on the Create Bibliography link from the Quick Access menu in the right sidebar.
  4. Select the number of references you want in your bibliography from among the References to Include From... buttons (Selected, Page or All in List).
  5. Select the citation style you want to use from the Select an Output Style drop-down menu.
    • NOTE: If you do not find the citation style you want from the drop-down menu, click on the Manage Output Styles button at the bottom of the window. Use the search box or browse through the List of Output Styles and click on the style you want.  Once the style is highlighted, click on the green arrow (-->) to move the style to your Favorites.  Then click on the X button in the corner to exit out of the window. 
  6. Select the file type for your bibliography.
  7. Click the Create Bibliography button.
  8. Click the X button in the corner of the window to exit.
  9. The download will either occur automatically, or the system will prompt you to download the file from a pop-up window in the lower, right-hand corner of the page.  Click the click here link to download the file or have it sent to your email.
  10. Click the X button in the corner of the window to exit.