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RefWorks: Guide

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What is RefWorks?

RefWorks enables you to build a personal bibliographic database by importing records from WINE and various databases. When writing a paper or report, you can use the records you have registered in RefWorks to automatically create a reference list in various formats. It is web-based service, so you can access it from home or anywhere else without installing any special software.




Eligible Users

RefWorks is available to;

・Waseda University Students and Faculty and Staff (including Part-time Lecturers and Researchers) who are currently enrolled and have a Waseda email address (Not available for Students from Affiliated Schools and Art and Architecture School).

・Students who graduated or transferred from Waseda University.

・Faculty and Staff who retired or transferred from Waseda University.

How to use

First-time Users of RefWorks: Please create your own personal account.

1. Access RefWorks and click [Create account].

2. Enter your Waseda email address and click [Check].

3. Enter the password you want to use for your RefWorks account and click [Sign Up]. *The password must be at least 6 alphanumeric characters.  


  • Recommended Access 
    Please use a PC and Google Chrome or Firefox as your browser. *Tablets and smartphones are not supported.
  • About Account
    If you have not logged in to RefWorks for more than one year, your account may be deleted. The service does not guarantee backup of data. We recommend you to take backup in regular basis.

RefWorks User Manual


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