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Getting Started with RefWorks
Importing References from Old RefWorks Account
If you previously signed up for an account with the older version of RefWorks, you will first need to create an account in the new RefWorks to avoid losing your saved references. To import references to your new account from your old account, 1) look for the + sign in the new RefWorks and click on Import References, or 2) read and follow these steps.
Exporting references from Scholar OneSearch
Exporting References from Library Databases
Many library databases offer options to export references directly to RefWorks. Look for options that say "cite," "save," or "export," to export citations to your RefWorks library. See a few examples below:
For printable directions about how to export citations from these library databases, view this handout.
Exporting References from Websites
If you want to save references directly from your browser, you can install a Save to RefWorks button, using the steps outlined on the RefWorks user guide.