RefWorks provides extensive documentation for Alvernia students and other users. This page will direct you to RefWork's help resources. Please contact the library if prompted for the RefWorks group code when creating an account off-campus.
This PDF can help you get started. Video and written tutorials are also available. If you have additional questions, ask a librarian!
Go to Login to Your RefWorks Account and click on the "Sign Up for a New Account" link. You must use your @alvernia.edu email address to create your account.
You will be able to access RefWorks from on or off-campus by using the Login Name and Password you created.
Off-campus Account Creation
You may be asked for a group code, though you should not need to provide one as long as you use your @alvernia.edu email to create your account. If you must obtain the group code, please contact a librarian.
Create a personal database online
Store an unlimited number of records accessible from any computer linked to the Internet. No downloading software or installation required
Import references automatically from multiple databases
Search results from a wide variety of databases can be automatically exported into RefWorks with the click of a button
Organize and manage references
Sort and file references quickly and easily using folders, duplicate search, and author, keyword, and periodical indexes
Using the Internet, easily collaborate with members of your own institution or globally with other researchers, faculty members, or students
Format bibliographies and manuscripts in seconds
Save hours of typing time and decrease the number of errors made when creating tedious bibliographies. Easily make changes to your paper and reformat in seconds.
Source: RefWorks. The Benefits. http://www.refworks.com/content/path_benefit/faqs.asp