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RefWorks helps researchers gather, manage, store, and generate citations and bibliographies. Smith faculty, staff, & students have access on the web without charge.

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Consider an alternative - Zotero

Zotero is a free research tool. Use it to:

  • Collect citations
  • Organize citations
  • Cite
  • Share documents

We recommend Zotero for Firefox, to work directly from your web browser.  [also available for Chrome, Safari, and IE]

Learn more at or visit the Libraries guide for Zotero.

Write-n-Cite Off Campus Access

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CAUTION: We strongly recommend that you create a backup of your paper before you use Write-N-Cite Version 4.
Some users have encountered serious problems with the latest version. Write-n-Cite FAQ

Windows Users

  1. From the Start menu, select Programs, then RefWorks.
  2. Select the WNC Proxy Configuration Utility.
  3. Enter the following URL:
  4. Help with WNC:

Macintosh Users

Contact the Reference Desk - (413) 585-2960, - for the group code.
Help installing WNC: & troubleshooting


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What RefWorks can do for you:

Collect, store, and organize citations from articles from databases, books, web sites, and other sources.

Generate formatted bibliographies from citations.

Import citations from other bibliography programs such as Endnote and Reference Manager.

Accessible online for all undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumnae.

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