The RefWorks® reference manager is perfect for institutions that want students and researchers to produce better, more accurate papers. RefWorks simplifies the process of research, collaboration, data organization, and writing by providing an easy-to-use tool for citation, bibliography, and reference management. RefWorks provides round-the-clock support, and empowers library administrators to define institutional reference list styles and analyze usage across the institution.

Benefits

Collect and import

Collect and import

Find, access, and capture research materials from virtually any source and in any format. Auto-completion of reference data and retrieval of full text saves time and ensures accurate citations.

Manage research

Manage research

Unify materials in one central workspace to facilitate storage and reuse, and take advantage of powerful tools such as tags, folders, full-text searching, and deduplication, to access and organize references with ease.

Share and collaborate

Share and collaborate

Organize, read, annotate and highlight full-text documents individually or share privately with members of your institution or with any RefWorks user in a collaborative environment.

Extend library impact

Extend library impact

Enhance library’s contribution to research and student success with a fully supported reference management service, enabling library admins to set and disseminate institutional styles, analyze usage, and manage copyright compliance.

Customer Resources

Short Description

RefWorks Customer Stories

Read how institutions are using RefWorks to maximize their research productivity.

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Feature Comparison

Feature RefWorks Competitor A Competitor B Competitor C Competitor D
Consistent and intuitive interface and feature set on every platform, requiring no syncing icon-yes.png icon-partial.png icon-partial.png icon-yes.png
Interface available in multiple languages icon-partial.png
Single Sign On and WAYFLess support
Allows you to find and import references from virtually any source, including hundreds of public databases and library catalogs
Integrates with Ex Libris Discovery Services, providing reference matches from over four billion records
Integrates with reading list management system
Multiple reference views and custom tags & fields to personalize data organization
Favorite citation styles, for quick access to most frequently used styles
A citation style editor allowing users and admins to define custom styles
Indication of missing metadata
Collaborative environment with multiple sharing options and permissions
Editing multiple references at once (bulk edit)
Projects & Project sharing, perfect for deep collaboration or systematic review icon-yes.png
Word Add-on
Google Docs Add-on
Easy to generate and copy citations and a bibliography without Word or Google Docs
Provides Admins More Control: Managing user accounts, Measuring usage with analytics and reporting, Disseminating institutional citation styles, Integrating with institutional link resolver and catalogs
Institutional subscription
Individual subscription
Free
Customer support for admins & users
Support via chat option icon-x.png

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