Category: Reference management

Citing and referencing

Citing and referencing is how you acknowledge the sources (e.g. books, journal articles, websites) which you have used in your academic work. In-text citations show which source you are referring to. At the end of your work, a reference list gives the full details of the sources you have included. This allows someone reading your…Continue Reading Citing and referencing

Legacy RefWorks being retired (June 2023)

We have been advised that as of June 30, 2023, Legacy RefWorks will no longer be available and after this date it will only be possible to use the new upgraded version, RefWorks. We therefore encourage all current users of Legacy RefWorks to upgrade as soon as possible to minimise disruption to your studies or research. You can…Continue Reading Legacy RefWorks being retired (June 2023)

Citing and referencing tools

A question I am sometimes asked is what is the difference between Cite Them Right, ProQuest Refworks and Cite this in Word (also known as Write N Cite)? These products have similar names but in reality they have different purposes. My advice would be start with the concepts of citing and referencing and understand these…Continue Reading Citing and referencing tools

Research resource of the month: ProQuest RefWorks

What is ProQuest Refworks? ProQuest RefWorks is an online reference management, writing and collaboration tool designed to help researchers at all levels gather, organise, store and share all types of information and to generate citations and bibliographies. ProQuest  RefWorks can be accessed at: You will need to click Create account the first time you use ProQuest RefWorks. You need to use…Continue Reading Research resource of the month: ProQuest RefWorks

RefWorks Library guide

Ever considered using reference management software? Some advantages are: Store your references in one place and organised in folders Search, edit your references etc. Create bibliographies and in text citations Access your references over the Internet Sharing your references with other researchers Saving PDFs/ links to full text resources City University London subscribes to RefWorks,…Continue Reading RefWorks Library guide

Reference Management tools

Reference management tools are useful for storing and sharing references and creating bibliographies and citing in texts. Different tools are available so you may wish to try them out, ask your supervisor, other colleagues and researchers in your department what they are using and look at their functionality before making a choice. CiteULike: A free…Continue Reading Reference Management tools