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EndNote, Mendeley, RefWorks, and Papers

This guide offers basic help for using various citation management systems in addition to answering frequently asked questions and providing NYU-specific information.

About Refworks

RefWorks is available to the NYU community. It is a web-based program you can use to organize your research. RefWorks bibliographies are stored on the RefWorks server and are available from any computer with Internet access

Set-up RefWorks

1. Sign-up for RefWorks* (click image):

*If you're creating a new account, you may need the institutional group code which is RWNewYorkU.  The institutional membership automatically includes NYU-proxy information for link-out to full-text.


2. Download Write-N-Cite under Tools:

Write-N-Cite allows you to cite references from your RefWorks account with just a few clicks. With Write-N-Cite you can choose from thousands of bibliography styles and watch as it instantly formats your in-text citations, footnotes and bibliography.

3. Get RefGrab-It under Tools:

RefGrab-It is an optional feature for capturing bibliographic information from web pages. It is available as a bookmarklet that works with Internet Explorer and Firefox.

Video Tutorials

Refworks has many step-by-step video tutorials to guide users through their research and writing processes. The complete suite of video tutorials are available here

Additional Support