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RefWorks: Getting Started

An online research management, writing and collaboration tool

Finding Books

To find books at UNC Asheville, Appalachian State University or Western Carolina University, start with our catalog.  

Choose "Request Item" to have books from ASU or WCU delivered to UNC Asheville via ABC Express.

To find books beyond our library network, try WorldCat.

Materials not held within our network can be requested through Interlibrary Loan.

Library Catalog

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WorldCat Search

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Creating a RefWorks Account

Ramsey Library

  1. Go to the Ramsey Library Home Page
  2. Click to access all article databases by NAME
  3. Select "R"
  4. Click "RefWorks" NOTE: If you are off-campus, you will be prompted to login using your name and RockyCard number
  5. Click "Sign Up for a New Account"
  6. Enter your email address, choose a login name and password, then click "Next"
  7. Enter your name, focus area, and user type, then click "Create Account"
  8. Now you're ready to start using RefWorks!

Accessing RefWorks 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.

Off-Campus Access

1. Follow links to library resources from our homepage
2. Enter your first and last name and the full, 10-digit number on your RockyCard