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RefWorks: A citation management system

Learn how to create an account and get started saving, organizing, and sharing your research!

Organizing and Managing References

Working on multiple projects? You can organize your references into folders and subfolders.

To create a folder:

  1. To create a folder click My Folders icon the side navigation bar and then click on Add a folder icon
  2. A pop up box will appear, enter a name for your folder, and click save.

Name your folder pop up box

 Note: You can save a single citation to multiple folders and any edits made will carry over to all folders.

To create a sub-folder:

  1. Click on the three dots icon Three dot icon next to the folder name to open up the menu.
  2. Select add subfolder.

Adding references to folders:

  1. Drag and drop a reference into desired folder on the left navigation bar.
  2. Select  reference(s), click on the folder icon in the top navigation bar, and select desired folder from the drop down menu.


How to share folders: