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Management of RefWorks referencing sources in Word (Windows)

RefWorks is a service developed for the management of referencing sources that you can also use directly from Microsoft Word.

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If you want to totally turn off the RefWorks Write-n-Cite add-on in Word, the easiest way to do so on a centrally managed workstations is to go to Windows Start menu on the lower left corner of the desktop, and choose  Refworks for Word -> OFF/ON.
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Using RefWorks requires that you have created a personal RefWorks ID that is connected to your Aalto e-mail address. You can create an ID by proceeding to https://refworks.proquest.com/ (Create Account).while the workstation is connected to Aalto network. Your old ID should work if you have created one earlier.
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RefWorks is a service developed for the management of referencing sources that you can also use directly from Microsoft Word. The “ProQuest Write-n-Cite for Word” add-in needed for this is distributed to all centrally maintained Windows workstations at Aalto University. The functions are available in Word’s menu, on the RefWorks tab. The instructions below describe the Windows version of Word.

In order to use the functions, you must connect Word to your RefWorks ID as follows.

1. Open Word. Select the Refworks tab and click Log In (see image below).

Refworks instructions 1

 

 

2. Log in with the RefWorks ID and password you have created.

Refworks instructions 2

 

 

3. Choose whether you wish to use RefWorks’ new or “classic version” (the old Write-n-Cite add-in used the Classic version).

Refworks instructions 3

 

 

Note that the first time you use RefWorks, creating a connection to it from Word may take a fairly long time because the application downloads the database from the server.

You can find more instructions from ProQuest.

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