RefWorks is an online research management, writing and collaboration tool designed to help researchers and students easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies.
RefWorks has numerous publishing partners that allow direct export of references into RefWorks - for example, databases such as Scopus, EbscoHost, SpringerLink. References can be formatted in different citation styles (for example - Harvard, MLA, OSCOLA, Chicago 15th edition) and inserted into Word documents using the Write'n'Cite application.
Off University Campus
- Staff and Students
Access to this resource is available for UCLan Staff and Students.
A RefWorks User Guide is available if you require further support in using the resource.
If you are using a personal device you can download the Write'n'Cite tool from the RefWorks website. First you will need to login to the service then you need to download Write'n'Cite from the 'Tools' menu. Both a Windows and Mac version are available.
For use on campus, go to the Start menu, select Application Catalogue and search for Proquest this will then be available in Word as a separate tab, once selected it will change to RefWorks, see On Campus guide for full details.
If you're a student in Lancashire Business School you might find the LBS Harvard Referencing Guidance useful to consult. It outlines the why, what, when and how of referencing.
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Other bibliographic software packages are available on the University network, including EndNote and Reference Manager. See our Reference Management guide for more details.
The services outlined on these pages are only available to members of the University of Central Lancashire.