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Login page for New RefWorks and Legacy Refworks

Create an Account in new RefWorks

To create a new account in New RefWorks:

  • ​Click "Create account"
  • Enter your email 
  • Create a secure & memorable password

Why Use new RefWorks?

Use New RefWorks if:

  • You are an undergraduate using RefWorks for the first time
  • You are a graduate student or faculty member, and you plan to use it for article-length works
  • It is unlikely you will be citing items using foreign character sets
  • Your projects aren't generally collaborative
  • You are not working in Turabian/Chicago Notes/Bibliography style

Old/Legacy RefWorks

Create an Account in Old/Legacy RefWorks

To create an account in Old/Legacy RefWorks:

  • Click "Sign up for new account" beneath the gray login box
  • Use any memorable user name (does not need to be email) and choose a secure and memorable password
  • Fill out demographic information

Why use Legacy RefWorks?

Use Legacy RefWorks for a project if it:

  • involves citations with foreign character sets (esp. Japanese, Chinese, or Korean)
  • is book- or dissertation-length and already begun in Legacy
  • uses Turabian or Chicago Notes & Bibliography style
  • is collaborative, and you're using a Legacy account shared by several people (e.g., literature review)

Migrating from Legacy to new RefWorks

To migrate citation records from Legacy RefWorks to New RefWorks:

  • Login to legacy RefWorks
  • Click "Move to the newest version of RefWorks" 
  • Once migrated, you can continue to use Legacy RefWorks, and/or begin to use New RefWorks.