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Install and set up RefWorks

Use this document to get RefWorks installed and set up on your own computer. 

Create an Account

Create a Legacy RefWorks Account
                Create a RefWorks Account
To create a Legacy RefWorks account, visit You may use an email address from any domain.                 To create a RefWorks account, visit with a email address. To use a email address for your account, follow the instructions here:
Legacy RefWorks has certain unique features, allowing you to deduplicate (a useful function for systematic reviews) and also to create multiple accounts                 This newest version of RefWorks has additional features. You can read and annotate PDFs within RefWorks, and also retrieve citation data directly from uploaded PDFs. There is also a Google Docs plugin.