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RefWorks New: Getting Started

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Need help learning how to use RefWorks?


Classroom and one-on-one training is available.

  • Himmelfarb Library Reference Desk - Stop by the Himmelfarb Library Reference Desk located on the library's 1st floor.
    Hours:
    Monday-Thursday from 8:30am - 8pm
    Friday 8:30am - 5pm
    Saturday 12:00n - 4pm
  • Consultation - Contact the Himmelfarb Library Reference Desk and request a consultation with a Reference Librarian. 
    Phone: (202) 994-2850
    Email: himmelfarb@gwu.edu
    Text: (202) 601-3525

 

Creating an Account

An institutional account is available to anyone at a subscribing institution and includes 10GB of document storage, unlimited sharing inside and outside the institution, easy institution-wide sharing, phone and email tech support, training and more.

To create a RefWorks account:

  1. Go to http://refworks.proquest.com and click the “sign up” link.
  2. Fill in your information making sure to use your institutional email address (you can’t sign up with @yahoo.com, @gmail.com, etc.).  Using your institutional email address will help us know whether you are entitled to an institutional account (with all the benefits mentioned above!).

Once you activate your account (you'll receive an email with a link to complete the registration process), you’ll get access immediately and can get started managing your documents.

Getting Started Video

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