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New RefWorks:

The New RefWorks (Version 3) offers a well-designed interface and many new features. Be aware that it will continue to be under development throughout 2017.

To create an account in the new RefWorks:

  1. Go to and click "Create Account."
  2. Fill in your information making sure to use your institutional email address.
    (Note: You can’t sign up with,, etc.)
  3. Need help? Click here.

Consider an alternative - Zotero

Zotero is a free research tool that allows you to:

  • Collect citations
  • Organize citations
  • Cite
  • Share documents

We recommend Zotero for Firefox, which allows you to work directly from your web browser. It is also available for Chrome, Safari, and IE.

Learn more at or visit the Libraries guide for Zotero.

Citation Styles

For specific style guides, choose one of the tabs at the top of this guide:

Humanities - (MLA, Chicago, Turabian, SBL, Notes)
Social Sciences - (APA, Chicago, Turabian, AAA, legal & government documents)
Sciences - (APA, ACS, AIP, AMA, CSE, GSA)
Images - works of art, photos, etc.
Audio & Video - music, film, etc.

Citing Sources (Duke University)
Includes instructions and examples for five major styles (MLA, Turabian, APA, Chicago, and CSE). 

When to Cite

The Jacobson Center for Writing, Teaching and Learning offers individual help with writing and also this useful guide:

   Writing Papers: A Handbook for Students at Smith College
   Read "When to Cite" starting on page 47 (pg.54 of 71 in pdf file).

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