Answered By: Rachel Lerner
Last Updated: Jul 21, 2021     Views: 1

This FAQ is about the New (Blue) version of RefWorks, released to Quinnipiac in 2020. If you are currently using the Legacy (Orange) version of RefWorks, please consider migrating to the newer, more full-featured version, using these instructions. Information about the Legacy version can be found here.  

 

If you need to download RefWorks Citation Manager for Google Docs, visit this tutorial.  

After you have RefWorks Citation Manager installed, read through these basic instruction on how to use the tool. Remember that you can always ASK A LIBRARIAN for additional assistance!

If you have already installed the tool and cannot see it, Navigate to Add Ons -> ProQuest RefWorks -> Manage citations, and the RefWorks pane will appear on the right side of your page. 

 

To insert an inline citation:

Place your cursor where you want the citation inserted in the document. Then hover your mouse over the reference you wish to use in the . Options should appear - select Cite this.

 

When you do, two things are added to your document:

  • An inline citation
  • A bibliography at the end of the document. If a bibliography already exists, the reference is added to it.

 

If you delete a citation, select Update document from the configuration menu to update the bibliography.

 

To configure the citation before inserting it:

Place your cursor where you want the citation inserted in the document. Then hover your mouse over the reference you wish to use in the . Options should appear - select Edit and Cite. The Edit Citation pane appears.

Optionally configure the citation style, and whether to add page numbers, hide the author, or hide the publication year. A preview of the citation and the bibliography entry appears. When you are finished editing the citation, select Insert.

 

To learn more about RefWorks, consult this guide:

https://libraryguides.quinnipiac.edu/NetterNewRefworks

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