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What is Refworks

RefWorks is a web-based tool to help you keep your references and readings organized, a citation manager.  RefWorks has powerful time-saving tools that automates the creations of in-text citations, reference lists, works-cited pages, and bibliographies.  

Login to RefWorks at


  • Save an unlimited number of references, full-text, and other research materials
  • Import from online databases, catalogs, reference management tools, and your computer
  • Quickly save references and full-text from any web page
  • Collaborate on projects with shared full access to resources
  • Generate bibliographies and citations in a snap for any authoring tool
  • Use our integrations to insert citations in Word and Google Docs
  • Leverage thousands of pre-built citation styles and request new styles


How do I get Refworks?

Affiliated users and alumni of Texas A&M University can go to and enter their Texas A&M University email account.

You can also click on the gray text "create account" on the main page.

refworks main page with "create account link" pointed our with a red outline to show users where to click

Refworks Tutorials

One of the best ways to learn RefWorks is logging into RefWorks and exploring.  The company has many tutorial videos on their YouTube channel that shows off features and walks your through step by step processes.