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Refworks citation manager


What is a citation manager?

A citation manager can help you track the citations for the articles and books that you plan on using in your research. It can provide links directly back to online sources so that you don't have to run a search for that article or website every time you want to look for the information. It can also help you format your bibliography/references page correctly.


How do I get a Refworks account?

You can sign up for a Refworks account online at: http://www.lib.umn.edu/site/refworks.phtml. It only takes a minute or two and the account is created immediately.

How much does it cost?

If you are a student at the U of M then the Refworks account is provided to you free of charge.

What does it do?

Refworks allows you to save time in formatting your citations, keeps track of your citations for you and many databases at the U of M are directly linked to Refworks making exporting your citations into your account quick and simple.