Materials To Help You Learn And Use RefWorks

In addition to the online help which you are accessing now, RefWorks has other materials available to you to help you get comfortable using the features and functions available to you.

Some of the materials can be printed out and taken with you (Quick Start Guides and User Workbooks), other materials can be viewed online (Tutorials) at your convenience.  We hope you will take advantage of these tools available to you.

On this page you will find:

Quick Start Guides -- These guides illustrate some of the basic features of RefWorks in a concise, printable handout.  We have Quick Start Guides in the following languages (click on the language to open).  (Note:  You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader):


RefWorks Fundamentals Videos -- shows the basic features of RefWorks including creating your database, managing your references and generating bibliographies.

RefWorks Advanced Features Videos -- demonstrates additional ways to add references to your database, editing multiple references, using the back and restore feature, advanced searching and more.

Sharing Your References in RefWorks Videos -- learn how to share a folder or your entire RefWorks database, how to set up various options and permissions and more.

RefWorks Output Style Editor Videos -- find out how to navigate the Output Style Preview utility and how to update an existing output style.

Webinars -- sign up for one of our free webinars held on a variety of topics.  View previously recorded sessions as well!

RefWorks Fundamentals User Workbook -- A self-directed study guide with exercises that reinforce the topics covered in RefWorks Fundamentals video series.

RefWorks Advanced User Workbook -- A self-directed study guide with exercises for features/functions not covered in the Fundamentals tutorial or workbook.  Features include:  Global Edit, Advanced Search/Saved Searches, Duplicate Checking, My List and more.