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RefWorks & Citation Management


RefWorks is a Web-based bibliography and database manager that allows you to create your own personal database by importing references from text files or online databases. You can use these references in writing papers and automatically format the paper and the bibliography in seconds.

Access RefWorks

Creating a RefWorks Account

To set up a personal RefWorks account:

  • Click on "Sign up for an Individual Account."
  • Use your UIC NetID as your login name
  • Use your UIC email address 
  • Click on "Register."

The RefWorks Group Code may be needed for when you are creating your RefWorks account.  You will need to login with your NETID and password to get the group code.

Further Assistance

Listed below are further instructions and tutorials to help you learn about RefWorks

RefWorks for Alumni