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Write-N-Cite is a small plug-in that allows RefWorks to communicate with Microsoft Word (both PC and Mac). Write-N-Cite allows you to create in-text citations and bibliographies based on the citations created in your paper.

To download the plug-in:

    Select Tools > Write-N-Cite

Follow the instructions for your specific system. **Vista and Word 2007 Users: Download Write-N-Cite III**

To learn more watch the Using Write-N-Cite tutorial from RefWorks or this video.

To use Write-N-Cite from off-campus you must configure your proxy settings. Review the information from the Home page of this LibGuide.

How to Use Write-N-Cite: Step-By-Step Instructions


Begin at RefWorks

Once your account is established, you may access it from a mobile device with internet service by going to   

 Log in with your account information and our Group Code.  If you don't know the Group Code, ask at a Reference Desk.

Borrowed from Penny Pugh's guide

How to Attach a Document

To attach a document to a record in RefWorks:

  1. Display the record for the document you want to attach
  2. Click on the Edit link on the right of the record
  3. Look for the field labeled Attachments near the top
  4. Browse for your file and then click on Add Attachment

RefWorks for WVU Graduates

The Alumni Program will provide lifelong access to users that are alumni of subscribing institutions. As long as an institution subscribes to RefWorks, alumni will have access, allowing them to continue using their personal research databases for future professional and academic endeavors.

To learn more about the Alumni Program, please click here.


RefShare allows you to share your references via a webpage with others. WVU affiliated users will be allowed to edit, make comments, and view documents in addition to just viewing your references.

This could be useful for class projects, class reading lists, and group research.

To share a folder:

Select Folders > Share Folders

You can share your entire database or just specific folders by select the Share button next to the corresponding option.

You have several options for configuring your RefShare settings. Select or deselect the options of your choice. Then email your folder URL to people who you'd like to share your references with.

**Note two cool options for sharing your folders: RSS Feeds and Comments**

Need more help? Watch the RefShare tutorial.


Thanks to Linda Blake  at WVU Libraries for letting me use her guide as a basis for this guide.