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Creating your RefWorks Account. Spring 2012 Barbara Quintiliano X95207 (from off-campus: 610-519-5207). At the library homepage, click “Databases, A-Z” and choose RefWorks.

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Creating your refworks account

Creating your RefWorks Account

Spring 2012Barbara Quintiliano

X95207 (from off-campus: 610-519-5207)

Creating your refworks account

At the library homepage, click “Databases, A-Z” and chooseRefWorks.

At the Villanova authorization screen, log in with your Villanova email ID and password.

Creating your refworks account

At this screen, click choose

“Sign up for a new account,” and

follow the instructions.

Creating your refworks account

Follow the steps t chooseo register for an individual account. You may use your Villanova ID and password or another ID and password of your choice.

Just remember whatever ID or password you choose!

You may register with your Villanova email account or with another.

You will receive an email from RefWorks with important information. It is strongly recommended that you save this email!

Creating your refworks account

At t choose

At the next screen, create your first folder.

Name it for the paper or research project you are about to do.

Click “Create.”

At the Congratulations screen, click “Folder” and then "Create New Folder.” Name your folder for your search topic.

You may create as many folders in RefWorks as you like -- one for each course or assignment, or whatever way you want to organize your research.

Creating your refworks account

To see and open the folders you’ve created, click “View” then “View folder.”

Then choose the folder you wish to open.

As you export citations into RefWorks, move them from the” “Last imported”

folder (where they will go by default) to the folder that you choose.

Creating your refworks account

  • You will always access “View” then “View folder.” RefWorks the same way:

  • Click the RefWorks link at the library homepage and log in first login with your Villanova ID and password.

  • 2. Log into your own individual account with the ID and password that you established for it.

  • Questions? Contact


  • X95207 (from off-campus: 610-519-5207)

  • Or

  • Alfred Fry

  • 484-685-6758