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Physical Therapy: Citing Your Sources

Tools to manage references and generate citations

Resources & Related Guides

Citation Organization for Beginners

About RefWorks

RefWorks is an online research management, writing, and collaboration tool. It is designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies.


Alternatives to RefWorks

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


GW users can get unlimited personal and group cloud storage in Zotero. To access the GW subscription please fill out this form.



Use ZoteroBib for short writing pieces or to quickly share lists of references. Use a reference management tool, such as ZoteroRefWorks, 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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