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Writing an Education Research Paper



The following guide contains tips on writing a research paper in Education.

What is RefWorks?

RefWorks enables you to

  • import references from databases,
  • organize your references into folders,
  • insert references in a variety of formats (e.g., APA or MLA) into the body of your research paper, and
  • generate formatted references pages.

RefWorks is free to the Boston College community and available from any computer with internet access. For additional assistance with RefWorks, please contact a librarian or call 617-552-4472.

Setting up an Account/Accessing RefWorks

​RefWorks is available to Boston College students, faculty, and staff. To create an account:

  • Go to BC RefWorks login, and choose new RefWorks 
  • Follow the instructions to create an account.