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This guide will offer information on how to use RefWorks


What is RefWorks?

RefWorks is a web-based personal bibliographic database manager. Use it to create your own bibliographic database, format bibliographies, and share references with colleagues or classmates. 

For assistance on learning how to use RefWorks, please contact the University Libraries at:

Sign up for a new account:

1. Go to 
2. Enter your Creighton email address and create a password
3. Click the activation link in the confirmation email to complete your account setup

RefWorks for Alumni

You can keep your RefWorks personal account when you graduate! More information can be found here. Any full-text link-outs to JaySearch would be restricted to active Creighton users. However, PDFs attached to article records in your RefWorks account remain your own copies.