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New RefWorks: Welcome

What is RefWorks?

It is Reference Management Software that lets you:

  • Create a database of references imported from online resources such as databases and websites
  • Organise those references into folders
  • Share your references with other researchers
  • Insert references directly into a Word document choosing from a range of referencing styles
  • Create a bibliography of all or a selection of your references.

RefWorks Support

Workshops on Referencing and RefWorks are run throughout the year. Check out our online calendar to see what is available and to book a place. We also run regular live Q&A support sessions (see above for times).

Help is also available through your Librarian

PhD students can sign up to REST7517 Good Academic Practice and Reference Management via the RDP on Blackboard.

You can contact RefWorks support by completing their online help form

Login to RefWorks

Login to RefWorks with your username (this will be your DMU email address) and RefWorks password by clicking on the icon:   New RefWorks Logo - click here to access New RefWorks 

If you've not used New RefWorks before follow the instructions on setting up account under the 'Start using RefWorks' tab.

Online course

Prefer learning through an interactive online tutorial? We have one that covers everything from creating an account through to adding references to a paper. Click on the image to access it:

Cover image of online course - click here to access the course