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RefWorks and LION 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. Locate the information that you wish to cite.


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


3. When prompted to log into RefWorks, enter your

  1. Login ID
  2. Password
  3. Click Login


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


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

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

7. In the Ref Type field select Web page from the drop down menu.

8. In the Source Type field select Electronic.


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

10. Click Save Reference.


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


12. 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.

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