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What is RefWorks?

  • RefWorks is a web-based personal biblilographic database manager.  Use it to create your own bibliographic database, format bibliographies, and share references with colleagues or classmates.

What is RefAware?

  • RefAware is a web-based current awareness service designed and created by RefWorks to provide researchers with immediate access to new research and publications in their respective fields.  View this preview of RefAware.

RefWorks 2.0 Export Directions

Faculty Bibliography Database

  • Complete database (2005 to the present)
    • No longer in Refworks. It is now in the Creighton Digital Repository.
    • Includes publications.
          

Creating Accounts: RefWorks and RefAware

Write-N-Cite for RefWorks

  • Write-N-Cite is a small helper program for Microsoft Word.  Once installed you will be able to cite references with the click of a button.
  • How do I access Write-N-Cite?
    • Write-N-Cite software
      • The Write-N-Cite 4 for Mac is now available.  It is compatible with OS X 10.5, 10.6, & 10.7 (Leopard, Snow Leopard, & Lion).  To download the Write-N-Cite 4 for Mac:
        • login to your RefWorks account
        • mouse over the Tools tab & click on Write-N-Cite
        • access Write-N-Cite for Mac from the resulting screen
        • install information for the Write-N-Cite 4 for Mac
      • Write-N-Cite 4 for Windows is now available. At this time, the Health Sciences Library recommends Write-N-Cite 4 for Windows due to the university's adoption of Kaspersky antivirus software.  Write-N-Cite III for Windows is not compatible with the Kaspersky antivirus software.  To download Write-N-Cite 4 for Windows:
        • login to your RefWorks account
        • mouse over the Tools tab & click on Write-N-Cite
        • access Write-N-Cite for Windows from the resulting screen
        • install information for Write-N-Cite 4 for Windows
        • information for working with Write-N-Cite 4 for Windows
  • Conversion of Write-N-Cite III documents to Write-N-Cite 4 documents
    • Download Write-N-Cite 4.
    • Open a Microsoft Word document that has been formatted using Write-N-Cite III.
      • A dialog box giving the user the option to "update the document to the current format" will appear.
      • Click on the Convert tab
    • Proceed using Write-N-Cite 4.
  • If you are prompted for a Login Code when accessing Write-N-Cite 4, please take the following steps:
    • login to your RefWorks account
    • mouse over the Tools tab & click on Write-N-Cite
    • a Write-N-Cite Login Code will be present on the left-hand side of the Write-N-Cite download page
    • copy & paste this Login Code into the Login Code box
    • Note:  You do not need to obtain a new login code every time you use Write-N-Cite 4.  You only need a new login code if you have logged out of Write-N-Cite 4.  Contact the reference department (402-280-5138 or refdesk@creighton.edu) if you need assistance.
  • Click on the following for Write-N-Cite 4 Advanced Features, Preferences, & Other Options