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RefWorks Team @Texas A&M University Libraries

RefWorks Technical Support

The Technical Services team is available Monday-Friday, 6 AM Pacific Time until 5 PM Pacific Time.  


RefWorks is a Web-based citation tool.  It generates citations and bibliographies, and stores PDFs.  Your status as a Texas A&M student allows you to register for a free RefWorks account.  You must use your email address to register for an account.  

Tips for Using RefWorks

  • You must install the Write-N-Cite utility to integrate your RefWorks account with your word processing program (e.g., Word, Apple Pages, and Google Docs)
    • The download is located under Tools in your RefWorks account
  • Install the RefGrab-It utility if you would like to capture citations from web pages or PubMed
    • The download is located under Tools in your RefWorks account 
  • If data seems to be missing from your RefWorks account when using Write-N-Cite, use the Syn function to synchronize the Write-N-Cite application with your RefWorks account 
    • The Sync My Database feature is located under the RefWorks tab within your word processing progra

Please see the document below for more troubleshooting tips, including issues frequently experienced on a Macbook.