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Journalism and Media Research Guide: RefWorks

About RefWorks

RefWorks allows you to:

1. Create a personal database online. Store an unlimited number of references accessible from any computer linked to the Internet. No downloading software or installation required.

  • Import references directly from online databases or saved text files.
  • Import records from other bibliographic management programs.
  • Add references or personal notes manually.

2. Manage your references

  • Organize references using folders.
  • Easily sort and edit.
  • Search and browse references for quick data retrieval.

3. Generate bibliographies and footnotes: Save typing time in creating bibliographies. Easily make changes to your paper and reformat in seconds.

  • WriteNCite - This function allows you to use RefWorks while writing your paper to integrate references and compile a bibliography.
  • Output formats - A wide variety of bibliographic styles are available for outputting references, including APA, Chicago, MLA.
  • AccuCite - This online guide serves as an aid to formatting as you enter data.