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Managing your references: RefWorks

Update

Update on Write 'n' Cite Word plugin

Due to changes in Java's licensing, the RefWorks plugin Write 'n' Cite has been uninstalled from reader computers in the Bodleian Libraries. This took effect on Tuesday 16th April 2019 and means that Write 'n' Cite is not available to use on reader computers in the Bodleian Libraries. Please note, this does not affect personal computers; you will still be able to use the Write 'n' Cite plugin on your own device.

If you have any questions about this, please contact reference-management@bodleian.ox.ac.uk.

RefWorks

RefWorks is a web-based reference manager provided free to members of Oxford University via the Bodleian Libraries' institutional subscription.

Which version of RefWorks?

A new version of RefWorks was launched by the developers, Proquest, in 2016. This version is running alongside the previous version of RefWorks (now referred to as “Legacy RefWorks”) indefinitely. Previous advice was that Legacy RefWorks would be retired and that users should migrate to the new version but this decision has been reversed by the supplier.

The Bodleian Libraries runs workshops on the new version of RefWorks only but will continue to provide support for those using Legacy RefWorks.

If you are entirely new to RefWorks, we recommend that you use ProQuest RefWorks (which is the new version of RefWorks) >Find out more.

If you are using Legacy RefWorks and are interested in using the new version of RefWorks, please be aware that it is currently not possible to edit documents in new RefWorks if they have previously been used in Legacy RefWorks.  We strongly recommend that those using Legacy RefWorks at Oxford University delay moving to the new version of RefWorks until any documents you are working on are complete.  > Find out more

Need help with RefWorks?

ProQuest RefWorks (new RefWorks)

For help with ProQuest RefWorks or questions about migration please consult our FAQs page or contact reference-management@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

Legacy RefWorks (old RefWorks)

For help with Legacy RefWorks please contact reference-management@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

Workshops on ProQuest RefWorks

For help with RefWorks please email reference-management@bodleian.ox.ac.uk