Legacy RefWorks Group Code
If you are unable to use the EZproxy access to login to Legacy RefWorks, you can authenticate your device by using the Group Code. Your CWL or UBC Card barcode and PIN are required to access the group code.
Once you have the group code, you can use the link above to login to RefWorks.
|Create a RefWorks Account|
|To create a Legacy RefWorks account, visit https://www.refworks.com/refworks2/default.aspx?r=authentication::init&groupcode=ubclibref. You may use an email address from any domain.||To create a RefWorks account in the newest version, visit https://refworks.proquest.com with a ubc.ca email address. To use a non-ubc.ca email address for your account, follow the instructions here: https://login.ezproxy.library.ubc.ca/login?url=http://resources.library.ubc.ca/ubcauth/2317|
|Legacy RefWorks has certain unique features, allowing you to deduplicate (a useful function for systematic reviews) and also to create multiple accounts||This version of RefWorks has additional features. You can read and annotate PDFs and retrieve citation data directly from uploaded PDFs. There is also a Google Docs plug-in for this version of Refworks.|
The Legacy version of RefWorks can be a helpful tool during the screening process of a Systematic Review; however, if you intend to use the newest version of RefWorks for a Systematic Review, it may not currently have some of the legacy version features and you may want to consult with your subject librarian.
To use Legacy RefWorks for a Systematic Review, please refer to the Library's Systematic Review guide.