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RefWorks and Gale Databases

What is RefWorks?

If you do not already have a RefWorks account, click Sign up for an individual account and follow the steps.

1. From the search results list, click detail next to the reference to export.

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2. Citation information is located on the next page.

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3. There is not a direct import option. Logon to RefWorks from the Library's homepage.

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4. When prompted to log into RefWorks, enter your

  1. Login ID
  2. Password
  3. Click Login

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5. Once logged into RefWorks, select Add New Reference from the References drop down menu.

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6. Select the appropriate citation style from the drop down menu. If uncertain, select MLA 6th edition.

7. Specify a folder (if any) where the entry will be placed.

8. Select the type of reference you are entering. Ex: journal article, book, newspaper article, etc.

9. Select whether the source is print or electronic.

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10. Complete all the citation information in the fields marked with a green check mark.

11. Click Save Reference.

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12. If saved properly, the message "This reference has been saved" will appear.

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13. The reference can be viewed by:

  1. Viewing the folder the reference was saved in.
  2. Viewing the References not in folder option under View.
  3. Viewing the Reference List by clicking Back to Reference List.