Answered By: Lori Looney
Last Updated: Aug 27, 2021     Views: 146

To create a new account with RefWorks, use the following steps: 

1. Access RefWorks using the following link You can also access RefWorks via the library's database page under the letter "R" in the A to Z list. 

2. You will be routed to the RefWorks sign-up page. Choose "Create Account".

RefWorks sign in

3. Use your Connecticut College email credentials and complete your RefWorks profile to begin using RefWorks.



Choosing an Alternate Password 


Choosing an Alternate Password

Choosing an Alternate Password for your RefWorks Account

 Choosing an alternate password for your account will allow you to login to RefWorks for Google Docs and RefWorks Citation Manager for Microsoft Word using your NCU school email and this alternate password. Currently, these integrations do not sync with the Connecticut College institutional sign-in page. 

To set up an alternate password for your RefWorks account, use the following steps:

1. Click on your name in the top right corner in your RefWorks online dashboard and go to Settings.

2. Scroll to the Alternate Password section and click on Set alternate password.

3. Create an alternate password that is at least 6 characters for your RefWorks account and click on Save.

Visit the RefWorks Research Guide for further assistance with RefWorks.