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Occupational Therapy: Writing & Citing

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About RefWorks

RefWorks is a web-based reference management service that allows you to import references from online databases and other sources. You can use these references in writing papers and automatically format the in-text citations and the bibliography in seconds.

Alternatives to RefWorks

RefWorks is the reference manager recommended and supported by the Himmelfarb Library. The following are alternatives to RefWorks:



Use ZoteroBib for short writing pieces or to quickly share lists of references. Use a reference management tool, such as Zotero, RefWorks, or EndNote for more extensive projects, literature reviews, and collaborative management. 

  • Create bibliographies quickly by entering URLs, DOIs, ISBNs, PMIDs, arXiv IDs, or titles. 
  • Over 9,700 different styles available, including APA, AMA, MLA, and publisher-specific styles.
  • Copy bibliography to your clipboard, download a file, save to Zotero, or share a link to your bibliography online.
  • No software downloads or log-ins required - the bibliography is saved to your browser's local storage. 

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