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RefWorks: Organizing & Sharing Citations

An online research management, writing and collaboration tool

Creating Folders

  1. To create a folder, click "New Folder" at the top of the screen

  2. Enter a name for your new folder, then click "Create"

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Putting Citations into Folders

There are several ways to add citations to folders.

  1. Drag-and-Drop: Click and hold the gray bar above the citation and drag it to the folders on the right side of the screen.

  2. Edit Citation: Click the "Edit" button on the gray bar above the citation (it is shaped like a piece of paper and a pencil).

    Choose a folder under the "Add to Folder" option.

Sharing Citations

  1. To share your citations, click the gray "Organize & Share Folders" tab

  2. Click the "Share Folder" button to the right of the folder name

  3. Confirm that you want to share the folder
  4. Use the menu to edit title, description and sharing privileges. The provided URL allows public access to the folder.

  5. You can later remove the sharing by clicking the same icon.

Organizing Citations Instructional Video

Searching for Citations Instructional Video

RefWorks Resources

RefWorks provides a variety of instuctional materials to help researchers learn best practices for using the application. See below for more resources.