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Legacy RefWorks

Learn basic and advanced techniques for using RefWorks!

Using Word 16 with RefWorks

There are 2 RefWorks add-ins that can be incorporated into Microsoft Word: Write N Cite and Refworks Citation Manager.

Users with Windows operating systems can install either add-in with Microsoft Word 2016. However, Mac users with Word 2016 will have to install RefWorks Citation Manager. Write N Cite will not install on a Mac that is running Microsoft Word 2016.

RefWorks Citation Manager

To install RefWorks Citation Manager, follow these steps:

  1. Open Microsoft Word 2016.
     
  2. Click on the Insert tab (next to Home), then select Get Add-Ins.


     
  3. An Office Add-ins pop-up window will appear. Search for "RefWorks."


     
  4. When you see the search result for RefWorks Citation Manager, click the blue Add button on the right.

  5. Log in to your RefWorks account to access your citations.