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RefWorks Help: New Refworks

Files and links to help you create a RefWorks account, export records, and create bibliographies

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New RefWorks How To

New RefWorks How To:

Create a new account:

  1. New RefWorks, click on the “Create Account” link.  
  2. Enter your BU email address and click “Check”.
  3. You’ll receive a “success” message and you will be asked to create a password.  Your institutional email becomes your login name.
  4. An activation email will be sent and you’ll need to validate your account to continue.
  5. Once you click on the link in the activation email, be directed back to RefWorks to enter your name, role and department affiliation.  You’ll also be asked if you’d like to install the “Save to RefWorks” browser bookmarklet (a great way to capture data from web pages!) and if you’d like to install one of our paper writing helpers (Write-N-Cite for Word or RefWorks Add-on for Google Docs).  
  6. You’ll be brought directly into your new account and are ready to begin adding your research!

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