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Reference Management with RefWorks

Installing Write-n-Cite For Microsoft Word

The following information is from the Using Write-N-Cite to Write and Format Your Paper box on the New RefWorks: Using Write-N-Cite for Microsoft Word to Write and Format Your Paper libguide from ProQuest.

Write-N-Cite is a utility that allows users to run an abbreviated version of  RefWorks in Microsoft Word. You can access your references by folder (or sub-folder), by quick search or by all references with the ability to sort by author, title or year.

With Write-N-Cite, you can cite references in a manuscript with just a click and watch your paper format instantly including in-text citations, footnotes and your bibliography.  The utility installs a RefWorks tab in the MS Word ribbon or you can access it from the References tab in Microsoft Word.

Working online or offline is seamless – no need to be connected to the internet – and you can share documents between the Windows and Mac versions of Write-N-Cite seamlessly.

Installing Write-N-Cite:

1. Go to Tools

Image showing how to find tools from your RefWorks account

2. Select Download and Install

Image showing how to install Write-n-Cite

3. You will now see a RefWorks Ribbon in Microsoft  Word

Image showing RefWorks tab on Microsoft Word toolbar (PC version)