RefWorks - What is it?
UVic Libraries purchased a campus license for RefWorks and access is free for all students, faculty, staff and alumni.
RefWorks is an Internet-based citation manager that allows users to create their own database of citations by importing references from a variety of electronic services and databases such as Academic Search Complete, MLA Bibliography, EconLit, Humanities Index, etc.
You will require a UVic Email Address (e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com) to register for a RefWorks account. Go to http://netlink.uvic.ca to register for a UVic Email Account.
NOTE: if you are having problems downloading citations from home try downloading the VPN software from UVic Systems. It simulates your entry into the UVic network as if you are on campus!
allows users to:
Manually create, store and manage citations.
Import and store citations saved from remote library catalogues and databases.
Automatically create and format bibliographies for publication in a chosen style. Features over 100 bibliographic styles.
Access your account from anywhere in the world with an internet connection.
Protection and Privacy Notice
The Library makes the RefWorks service available to you for your convenience. Your use of the RefWorks service at UVic is voluntary. Please be advised that the personal contact information you disclose to establish a RefWorks account, as well as the bibliographic and citation information you record, is stored on servers located in Canada. When you use this service, no personal information about you is collected by or for UVic. You may wish to review the RefWorks Privacy/Security Policy before using their service.
For more information contact:
RefWorks Help Desk