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A guide to using RefWorks: how to collect & organize references; insert in-text citations; create a formatted bibliography & paper; share references

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RefWorks Help

If you have a question or wish to schedule an individual appointment to learn about RefWorks, please contact Ask a Librarian

RefWorks Technical Support also provides assistance, contact or 1.800.521.0600 ext. 74440.

RefWorks Webinars

Webinars on many different topics are available each month. Below are links to the schedule of upcoming sessions and recordings of recent ones.

RefWorks YouTube channel offers a series of brief video tutorials.

What is RefWorks?

RefWorks Computer

With RefWorks, a citation management tool, you can

  • collect and organize references to books and articles as well as other resources to create your own personal research database; 
  • insert references from RefWorks into your paper;
  • automatically create a formatted paper and bibliography using one of the many styles available such as APA, MLA, Chicago and AMA.
  • share your references with others

RefWorks is free to all UMass Boston students, faculty, staff and alumni. 

If you have a question or wish to schedule an appointment for RefWorks training, contact

RefWorks Workshops Fall 2016


  • Healey Library, 4th Floor, Center for Library Instruction, Room 4/015


  • Tuesday, November 15       5:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Monday, November 21        11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Thursday, December 1        3:00pm - 4:00pm

You will learn to,

  • Export references from library online resources
  • Organize references into folders
  • Automatically insert citations into your paper
  • Format your bibliography or paper in seconds

If you have a question about the workshops, a RefWorks question or wish to schedule an individual or small group session, please contact or 617 287-5940.

Learn RefWorks in 20 Minutes

Healey Library | University of Massachusetts Boston | 100 Morrissey Blvd | Boston, MA | 02125-3393 | 617-287-5900