RefWorks™ is a management software designed to help you save, organize and format bibliographic citations that you find in databases such as the ND Catalog, OneSearch, Google Scholar, Web of Science, and more.
RefWorks’ Write-n-Cite software allows you to add and format citations in Word documents in a wide variety of citation styles. It is the officially supported citation and research manager software at the University of Notre Dame.
We recommend that new users first
Create an Account and associate it with their Notre Dame email, in order to take advantage of the full support offered to Notre Dame faculty, staff, students, and alumni.
No Backwards Compatibility for Write-n-Cite
Please note that documents created in the Legacy Write-n-Cite are not compatible with the New Write-n-Cite.
No new accounts can be created within Legacy RefWorks™ For new users of RefWorks, create an account with (New) RefWorks. The link to the updated version is above.
Legacy RefWorks will be deactivated by the end of the 22/23 academic year. For people with existing accounts, the library would like to strongly encourage you to migrate to (New) RefWorks before the end of 2022.
Upgrading from Legacy RefWorks to RefWorks gives step-by-step instructions for migrating to RefWorks, as well as importing your Legacy RefWorks reference library.