What is RefWorks?

Create Your Personal RefWorks Account

Off-campus Access to RefWorks

How to Import References from Library E-Resources

Use Write-N-Cite to Format Papers within Microsoft Word

RefWorks Help Tools

Login  RefWorks(Legacy)

What is RefWorks?
RefWorks is a web-based bibliographic management tool that helps you to

create your own personal database of references

import references from library catalogues or online databases

organize and manage your references using folders for different topics or projects

generate in-text citation and bibliographies in a variety of citation styles

access your references from any computer connected to Internet

Create Your Personal RefWorks Account
First-time users are required to sign up for a personal RefWorks account to use the service. Please signup with your EdUHK e-mail address, you will then receive a confirmation email to activate your RefWorks accounts.
Off-campus Access to RefWorks
Since you have already registered an account, you can also access to ProQuest RefWorks outside campus.
How to Import References from Library E-resources
References can be imported into your personal RefWorks account from many Library E-Resources. You can direct export references from selected databases into RefWorks or import references through text files exported from databases.  Please refer to RefWorks Help pages.
Use Write-N-Cite to Format Paper within Microsoft Word
Write-N-Cite is an utility programme that facilitates formatting papers within Microsoft Word including in-text citations and creating a bibliography at the end of the document in your preferred citation style. To use Write-N-cite, you should login to RefWorks and follow the instructions for downloading and installation of Write-N-cite which is located under the “Tools” pull-down menu in RefWorks.

Tips for Installing Write-N-Cite:

 Read the install information from the webpage of RefWorks first.

 Select appropriate download option for either 32 bit or 64 bit Office.

 Confirm that you have all recent Windows and Office updates from Microsoft’s Update tool (e.g. Microsoft .NET Framework).

 Write-N-Cite for Windows is compatible with Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7. It works as a plugin for Microsoft Word 2007 and 2010.

RefWorks Help Tools
RefWorks Online Tutorials []

Interactive tutorials that guides you step-by-step on how to use RefWorks.

RefWorks User Guides

Write-N-Cite Help

Instructions on how to download, install and use Write-N-Cite to format your papers within Microsoft Word.

For further enquiries on RefWorks, please contact the Library at 2948 6653 or