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RefWorks at Temple

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Refworks icon--Import, store, and organize references
--Highlight and annotate PDFs
--Produce bibliographies
--Integrate with MS Word and Google Docs

Access New Refworks:


02/05/2019: There are ongoing problems with Refworks...

  • Exported records from databases (such as Proquest and EBSCO databases, ScienceDirect, Web of Science) fail to download

  • When attempting to login to the New Refworks, the old (Legacy) Refworks pops up

  • Users are repeatedly prompted to login to Refworks

These problems appear to occur primarily.. .

  • On MACs rather than PCs

  • On computers using wireless connectivity rather than on (on-campus) ethernet connections

We are working to resolve these issues. So sorry for the inconvenience. 


NEW! Create an account using your institutional login (TU AccessNet account)



Existing Accounts: Associate your account with the institutional login! Go to Settings and click on Associate Credentials. Now you will be able to login using your TU AccessNet.

               Associate Credentials image


Existing Legacy Refworks Accounts

To move your references from the Legacy Refworks to the New Refworks, first create an account in the New Refworks (see above). Then login to Legacy Refworks and click on the link in the upper left corner. You will be prompted to login to the New Refworks and your references will populate in the new version.

               Move to newest version of Refworks

During the transition
*Users are able to maintain both legacy & new RefWorks accounts in parallel.
**Migration from legacy to new can occur multiple times (new RefWorks will only import new references from legacy on subsequent imports) - however it is a one-way migration, meaning reference changes will not migrate back to legacy from new RefWorks